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Nathan Chen leads Yuzuru Hanyu after men's short program in Russia
American figure skater Nathan Chen leads favourite Yuzuru Hanyu by six points after the men's short program at the first Grand Prix of Figure Skating event of the season. [...]
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Olympic hockey boss Burke returns from Russia with optimism
Canadian men’s Olympic team general manager Sean Burke still has many miles to travel to scout hours and hours of games. But the man put in charge of following the back-to-back golden footprints of [...]
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Canada eclipses Russia, USA to win swimming gold at Summer Universiade
It was a busy weekend for sports stars. Guest host Callum Ng takes you through Canada's gold-medal win in the 4x100 freestyle relay at the 2017 Universiade Games in Taipei, along with Aaron Brown at D [...]
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Rachel Homan to face Russia in final of curling worlds
Rachel Homan and Team Canada know their opponent in Sunday's final at the women's world curling championships: Anna Sidorova's Russian squad, who defeated Sweden 9-3 in eight ends on Saturday in Beiji [...]
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Russia loses biathlon, speed skating events over doping
Russia has lost speed skating and biathlon events it was due to host this winter following allegations it ran a vast state-sponsored doping scheme. [...]
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Germany replaces Russia as bobsled, skeleton worlds host
Germany will host this season's bobsled and skeleton world championships, which were pulled out of Russia after numerous competitors considered a boycott in response to that nation's widespread doping [...]
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Russia loses bobsled, skeleton worlds amid doping concerns
Bobsled and skeleton officials are moving this season's world championships out of Sochi, Russia, amid concerns by athletes about the depth of a state-sponsored doping operation in the country. [...]
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Russia captures bronze over Canada at women's curling worlds
Russia's Anna Sidorova edged Canada's Chelsea Carey 9-8 to capture the bronze medal Sunday at the women's curling world championship in Swift Current, Sask. Sidorova also beat Carey in the round robin [...]
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Athletics Shaken by Russia Doping Scandal
The world of athletics has been left reeling this week after a shocking report has detailed the allegations of state-sponsored doping programs by Russia. The findings were delivered by an independent [...]
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Russia, Ukraine to proceed on legal battle on Ukraine's debt; Litigation to …
Russia's President Vladimir Putin (R) shakes hands with his Ukrainian counterpart Viktor Yanukovych before the official reception held on behalf of Russian President in honor of the distinguished [...]
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Putin: Russia to Conduct Doping Investigation
Russia must conduct its own investigation into allegations that its athletes regularly took performance-enhancing substances, Russian President Vladimir Putin said Wednesday. Putin's comments wer [...]
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