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News Russia » Events: Biathlon: Sweden's Samuelsson criticizes IBU over Russia events

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-olympics-2018-biat-samuelsson/biathlon-swedens-samuelsson-criticizes-ibu-over-russia-events-idUSKCN1G007L
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - Olympic biathlon silver medalist Sebastian Samuelsson has criticized the International Biathlon Union (IBU) decision to continue to stage World Cup events in Russia, despite athlete concerns about state-sponsored doping ...

News Russia » Events: Big Russian delegation anticipated for prayer breakfast in Washington

News channel or source: https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/big-russian-group-anticipated-for-dc-prayer-breakfast/ar-BBIPg6A
Publication date: Wednesday 07 February 2018

But this year's event is also an opportunity for dozens of Russians. As many as 60 representatives from Russia's religious and political elite are expected to attend, more than three times last year's number, according to Russian officials. One Russian ...

News Russia » Events: International Biathlon Union votes to hold final event of the 2018 World Cup series in Tyumen, Russia

News channel or source: http://www.espn.com/olympics/winter18/story/_/id/22446348/international-biathlon-union-votes-hold-final-event-2018-world-cup-series-tyumen-russia
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

The executive board of the International Biathlon Union has voted to hold the final event of the 2018 World Cup series in Tyumen, Russia, next month despite substantial opposition from athletes and several national federations. Two lower-tier events also ...

News Russia » Events: Olympic silver medallist calls on athletes to boycott biathlon events in protest at Russia remaining as hosts

News channel or source: https://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1061672/olympic-silver-medallist-calls-on-athletes-to-boycott-biathlon-events-in-protest-at-russia-remaining-as-hosts
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

Olympic silver medallist Sebastian Samuelsson has criticised the decision of the International Biathlon Union (IBU) to keep three major events in Russia and claimed he was hopeful athletes would boycott the World Cup final in Tyumen next month. The Swede ...

News Russia » Events: Russia places 1st, U.S. 4th in pairs figure skating event

News channel or source: https://www.upi.com/Sports_News/2018/02/09/Russia-places-1st-US-4th-in-pairs-figure-skating-event/5981518176593/
Publication date: hursday 08 February 2018

Feb. 9 (UPI) --Olympic athletes from Russia took first place in the pairs figure skating team event on Friday after a near flawless run to kick off the 2018 Winter Games. Two-time European champions Evgenia Tarasova and Vladimir Morozov of Russia earned 80 ...

News Russia » Events: Russian Telco Giant Enters Event Ticketing Market

News channel or source: https://www.pollstar.com/article/russian-telco-giant-enters-event-ticketing-market-134564
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

Ponominalu.ruone of Russia's main addresses for concert tickets Mobile Telesystems (MTS) has acquired much or all of two of the Russia’s biggest players in event ticketing, Ticketland.ru and Ponominalu.ru. MTS acquired 100 percent of Ticketland.ru, which ...

News Russia » Events: Three Reasons Daghestan Events Will Exacerbate Nationality Problems Across Russia – OpEd

News channel or source: http://www.eurasiareview.com/12022018-three-reasons-daghestan-events-will-exacerbate-nationality-problems-across-russia-oped/
Publication date: Sunday 11 February 2018

There are three reasons for thinking that what Moscow is doing in Daghestan now is going to exacerbate nationality problems across the North Caucasus and other regions as well, Valery Dzutsati says, by ending any illusions about self-government in the ...

News Russia » Events: Which PyeongChang 2018 events will be most affected by Russia's ban?

News channel or source: https://www.msn.com/en-us/sports/winter-olympics/which-pyeongchang-2018-events-will-be-most-affected-by-russias-ban/ar-BBIMQ5g
Publication date: uesday 06 February 2018

As OAR membership is by IOC invitation only, the 168 Russian participants slated to compete might not necessarily be the country's top athletes. That means that several events Russia has excelled at previously may be up for grabs, allowing other countries ...

News Russia » Events: Russian cosmonauts and American astronauts played the first ever sporting event in space

News channel or source: https://finance.yahoo.com/news/russian-cosmonauts-american-astronauts-played-first-ever-sporting-163234698.html
Publication date: Wednesday 07 February 2018

Yesterday, Elon Musk’s SpaceX made history with the successful launch of the Falcon Heavy rocket, but that wasn’t the only notable space “first” to happen on February 6th. On board the International Space Station, Russian cosmonauts and astronauts ...

News Russia » Events: The Latest: Questions about women's Olympic slopestyle event

News channel or source: https://www.freep.com/story/sports/olympics/2018/02/12/the-latest-russian-takes-a-rare-tumble-in-olympic-curling/110356714/
Publication date: Sunday 11 February 2018

Hirscher wore bib No. 2, and gusts appeared to get stronger during a 15-minute delay caused by the third racer, Russian Pavel Trickichev, crashing out. Lower-ranked skiers in a 65-man lineup were yet to start. 12:50 p.m. Three events into the Olympic ...