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Capello to live in Russia if chosen as coach


July 14th, 2012 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Former England coach Fabio Capello would live in Russia if he is chosen to fill the vacant Russia job, the acting head of the Russian ... Read more...

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Russia needs fresh blood, says Hiddink


July 13th, 2012 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Former Russia coach Guus Hiddink believes the time has come for some of the national team's big names to step aside in favour of ... Read more...

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Russian sports minister against more foreign players


July 5th, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Sports minister Vitaly Mutko slammed the Russian FA as "irresponsible" for its decision to increase the number of foreign players allowed on the pitch to ... Read more...

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Russia to decide on new coach soon: Sports minister


July 5th, 2012 - 5:39 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko has vowed to pick a replacement for national football team coach Dick Advocaat by July 20.Advocaat stepped down after two ... Read more...

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Team relied on class, not effort: Russian sports minister


June 23rd, 2012 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Sports minister Vitaly Mutko said Saturday that Russia relied too much on their natural class without putting in the required effort to qualify for the ... Read more...

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Sharapova could carry Russian flag in Olympics


June 13th, 2012 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova is a leading contender to carry the Russian flag at the opening ceremony for the 2012 Olympic Games in ... Read more...

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Euro 2012 racism claims nonsense: Russian minister


June 10th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Reports that Russian fans racially abused a black player during their team's Euro 2012 match against the Czech Republic are "nonsense", Russian Sports Minister Vitaly ... Read more...

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Russia’s London-bound athletes to undergo dope test


May 25th, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 25 (IANS) The Russian authorities are going to test all athletes heading to the London Olympics for doping, an official said."Prior to departure for the Olympic Games, the ... Read more...

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‘British press, complaint against Russia may nix England’s WC 2018 bid chances’


October 30th, 2010 - 5:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 30(ANI): England's prospects of hosting World Cup 2018 has suffered a significant blow due to the British press' recent investigative report into alleged corruption among FIFA's executive committee, a FIFA ... Read more...

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England 2018 World Cup bid team to withdraw FIFA complaint against Russia


October 29th, 2010 - 12:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 29(ANI): England's 2018 World Cup bid team has decided to withdraw a formal complaint to FIFA against the Russian campaign's chief.It comes after Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko apologized for ... Read more...

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DiCaprio back with Bar Refaeli?


November 27th, 2009 - 1:01 am ICT by IANS
New York, Nov 26 (IANS) Leonardo DiCaprio and Bar Refaeli are rumoured to have rekindled their relationship. The Hollywood heartthrob reportedly took the Israeli-born model to Baker's Bay, an exclusive holiday resort ... Read more...

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DiCaprio dating Russian model?


August 11th, 2009 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS) Hollywood actor Leonardo DiCaprio is reportedly romancing 23-year-old Russian Sports Illustrated model Anne Vyalitsyna. The "Revolutionary Road" star has been photographed cuddling up to the new girl in ... Read more...

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Russian sports minister rejects UEFA match-fix claim


October 2nd, 2008 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow/Madrid, Oct 2 (DPA) Russia's Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko has rejected claims of possible match-fixing at last season's UEFA Cup semi-final involving Zenit St. Petersburg and Bayern Munich."Do you think that such ... Read more...

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Russian tennis babes serve sizzling aces in photo shoots


August 23rd, 2008 - 2:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 23 (ANI): Former tennis ace Anna Kournikova has shown that she can still look good even when she is off court.The Russian sports-star, who retired in 2003 from tennis ... Read more...

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Gene doping in sports in focus next week


June 3rd, 2008 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
Montreal, June 3 (IANS) The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) is holding its third gene doping symposium in Saint Petersburg June 10 with the support of the Russian sports authorities. "Gene doping represents ... Read more...

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