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Russian Insider Says State-Run Doping Fueled Olympic Gold

LOS ANGELES — Dozens of Russian athletes at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, including at least 15 medal winners, were part of a state-run doping program, meticulously planned for years to ensure dominance at the Games, according to the director of the country’s antidoping laboratory at the time. The ...

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VN courts Russian tourists

VN courts Russian tourists Russian tourists arrive in Viet Nam at Cam Ranh International Airport. Viet Nam aims to receive 400,000 Russian visitors this year. — VNA/VNS Photo Tien Minh HA NOI  (VNS) — Viet Nam aims to receive 400,000 Russian visitors in 2016 and one million by 2020, Viet ...

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Seafood exporter Hung Vuong to buy stake in Russian company

Hung Vuong Corporation, a Vietnamese major pangasius fish exporter, has announced its plan to buy a 51 percent stake in a distributor in Russia for US$ 15 million. The plan, announced at the company’s shareholder meeting on Friday, is expected to help Hung Vuong access Russian Fish Company’s distribution network, ...

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VN, Russian firms to expand ties

VN, Russian firms to expand ties A visitor seen at EXPO Russia –Viet Nam 2015 yesterday in Ha Noi. Two-way trade between Viet Nam and Russia surged to approximately US$ 3 billion last year. Trade is expected to hit $ 10 billion by 2020. — VNS Photo Doan Tung HA ...

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Leonid Slutsky Juggles Two Demanding Jobs in Russian Soccer

MOSCOW — The Russian soccer federation announced this year that it was toughening one of the rules for teams in its top domestic league: In an effort to bolster the development of young Russian players ahead of the 2018 World Cup, club teams would be particularly limited in the number ...

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WADA Acts on Doping Report, Revoking Accreditation of Russian Lab

Craig Reedie, the president of the World Anti-Doping Agency, defended his handling of the Russian athletics scandal. By SIMON AUSTIN November 10, 2015 In an interview Tuesday, the president of the World Anti-Doping Agency defended his handling of the Russian athletics scandal, even as his organization moved to revoke the accreditation of ...

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Airlines Reroute Flights After Russian Crash in Egypt

Two of Europe’s leading airlines said on Saturday that they would avoid flying over Egypt’s Sinai region as a precaution after a Russian commercial jet crashed earlier in the day, killing all 224 people aboard. Lufthansa of Germany and Air France said they would reroute flights over the region until ...

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Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes Win Crash-Marred Russian Grand Prix


International Sports Nico Hulkenberg, top, and Marcus Ericsson collided during Sunday’s Russian Grand Prix. By BRAD SPURGEON October 11, 2015 Sochi, Russia — The idea behind building a Formula One track that runs through the former Winter Olympics park in Sochi was to make sure that the multibillion-dollar sporting village had some ...

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