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December 6, 2018 3:18 PM Doping: Russian Olympic Committee appeals local court doping decision

MOSCOW (Reuters) - The Russian Olympic Committee appealed on Thursday against a Moscow court ruling that refused to recognize bobsledder Alexander Zubkov’s Olympic ban, saying it could cast doubt on Russia’s desire to fight against doping. Zubkov, who has retired from competition and currently serves as the president of Russia’s bobsleigh federation 123

November 15, 2018 10:08 PM Coyotes hire former Olympian Lyndsey Fry for adviser's role

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- The Arizona Coyotes have hired former Olympian Lyndsey Fry as a special adviser to team president and CEO Ahron Cohen. The 26-year-old Fry, who grew up in Chandler, Arizona, also will be a brand ambassador for the NHL club. Fry helped the U.S. women's hockey team win a silver medal at the 2014 Sochi Olympics. She also was part of the gold medal-winning 66

October 19, 2018 4:35 AM Putin says can't justify spoiling Saudi ties over Khashoggi affair

SOCHI, Russia (Reuters) - President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday that Russia did not have enough information about the unexplained disappearance of a Saudi journalist to justify spoiling ties with Riyadh. Turkey says Jamal Khashoggi, a Washington Post columnist who was critical of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, was killed by Saudi agents in Riyadh’s 71

August 23, 2018 3:11 PM NHL: Wickenheiser joins Maple Leafs in player development role

(Reuters) - Hayley Wickenheiser, winner of four Olympic gold medals with the Canadian women’s ice hockey team, has joined the Toronto Maple Leafs as the assistant director of player development, the National Hockey League club said on Thursday. Canada’s flag bearer at the 2014 Sochi Winter Games, Wickenheiser retired with the most goals, assists and points 68

July 21, 2018 11:35 AM Thousands mourn Kazakh skating Olympic medalist Denis Ten

ALMATY (Reuters) - Thousands of mourners packed into a sports hall to remember Kazakh figure skater Denis Ten on Saturday, two days after he was stabbed to death in the street in Almaty. The Olympic bronze medalist, who turned 25 in June, was knifed in broad daylight during a struggle with two men he had caught trying to steal the mirrors on his car, police 74

July 20, 2018 8:51 AM Kazakhstan Has Detained a Suspect in the Stabbing of an Olympic Figure Skater

According to a statement from Kazakhstan’s Interior Ministry, two suspects from the murder have been identified, Reuters reports. One was detained, and a photograph of the second was released as police continue to look for him. Ten was knifed during an altercation with two men after he confronted them for trying to steal his car mirrors in the city of Almaty 57

July 19, 2018 3:33 PM Olympic figure skating medalist Denis Ten killed

MOSCOW -- Prosecutors in Kazakhstan say Olympic figure skating medalist Denis Ten has been killed, and they are treating the case as murder. Kazakh news agencies report Ten was stabbed after a dispute with people who tried to steal a mirror from his car. Doctors in the city of Almaty say he died in a hospital there. He was 25. Born in Kazakhstan to a family 52

July 7, 2018 3:35 PM Alex Ovechkin shows off Stanley Cup to family, fans in Moscow

The captain of the Washington Capitals brought the NHL trophy to a Moscow fan zone where World Cup games are screened. Ovechkin lifted the Cup above his head in front of a crowd of fans, who were allowed to take photos with the trophy. Ovechkin said he wishes the Russian soccer team well in its quarterfinal with Croatia later Saturday in Sochi. He said, "The national 44

July 7, 2018 2:34 PM At World Cup, foreign fans adopt traditional Russian headdress

ST PETERSBURG, Russia (Reuters) - With soccer on their minds, many fans from around the globe at the World Cup in Russia have tried something new on their heads: a traditional Russian headdress known as “kokoshnik”. Russian female soccer fans have worn the headdress, which resembles a tiara, with team jerseys and traditional costume at matches and fan zones 79

July 1, 2018 9:40 AM Cristiano Ronaldo after Portugal's World Cup exit: Now is not the time to talk about the future

Cristiano Ronaldo insists now is "not the right time" to talk about his international future in the wake of Portugal's 2-1 loss to Uruguay in the World Cup round of 16. Two Edinson Cavani goals either side of Pepe's equaliser in Sochi ensured the South Americans booked a quarterfinal against France, and Real Madrid forward Ronaldo said he is sure Portugal 90