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Brazil score three goals in 13 minutes to beat Russia

Barcelona’s Philippe Coutinho scores Brazil’s second goal from the penalty spot Brazil scored three goals in 13 minutes to ease past World Cup hosts Russia in a friendly in Moscow. After a goalless first half, Miranda opened the scoring at the Luzhniki Stadium, which will host seven matches at this summer’s tournament including the final. Philippe Coutinho scored… BBC Sport ...

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We must get our house in order on racism before pointing finger at Russia – Southgate

Southgate has ‘little interest’ in Boris Johnson’s views on Russia England must not just point the finger at Russia for having a racism problem – because their own under-17 team were subjected to “disgusting” online abuse, says Three Lions boss Gareth Southgate. Southgate was addressing fears racism could overshadow this summer’s World Cup in… BBC Sport – Sport

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Russia needs to admit cheating or participation still in doubt – Wada chief

Sir Craig Reedie was elected as Wada’s third president in January 2014 Russian athletes’ involvement at major events is in doubt until authorities admit cheating, says the president of the World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada). The Russian Anti-Doping Agency (Rusada), currently suspended by Wada, is yet to accept proof of state-sponsored doping. Wada is also unable to … BBC Sport – ...

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Russia could face permanent IAAF ban over doping reforms

The McLaren report published in 2016 claimed more than 1,000 Russians benefited from a state-sponsored doping programme between 2011 and 2015 Russia remains suspended from international athletics, and the sport’s governing body says it could permanently exclude the country if key doping reforms are not met soon. The IAAF first banned Russia in November 2015 over evidence o… BBC Sport ...

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Russia back in Olympic competition after IOC lifts suspension

Despite two failed doping tests from its athletes at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, the Russian Olympic Committee has had it’s suspension lifted by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Wednesday, after no further Russians tested positive for banned substances. “The final notification of all remaining test results from the Olympic Athlete from Russia (OAR) delegation has been received from the Doping-Free ...

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Opinion: IOC's deal with Russia was a setup

Anyone who had been paying attention couldn’t have been surprised by this decision. Within three days of the closing ceremony at the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, the Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) was brought back into the Olympic family. There had been no shortage of hints that pointed to this: During the Games, Russia’s efforts to improve in the anti-doping fight ...

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Winter Olympics: Russia beat Germany 4-3 to win gold medal in men's ice hockey

This was a Olympic gold-medal ice hockey match that won’t be soon forgotten to say the least. The Olympic Athletes from Russia (OAR) needed a powerplay goal in overtime to beat Germany 4-3 to win gold. Germany were left with the silver medal, disappointing on the night, but the country’s best-ever finish in men’s ice hockey. It was a truly ...

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