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Pinpoint knockout lays MMA fighter out cold (VIDEO)

Published time: 17 Dec, 2017 13:21 This is the moment a right-hand uppercut from Alexandr Shabliy knocks out his opponent, Miroslav Strbak, at the Fight Night Global 82 event in Moscow. The 24-year-old Shabliy, who recently switched between two Russian MMA promotors, ACB and Fight Nights Global, was making his debut with his new organization […]


Basketball fan makes half-court shot to win $10,000 (VIDEO)

Published time: 15 Dec, 2017 16:12 Edited time: 15 Dec, 2017 16:13 A local basketball fan who attend Thursday’s NBA game between the Atlanta Hawks and the Detroit Pistons showed off his athletic skills by knocking down a half-court shot to win $ 10,000. A spectator wearing the Hawks sweatshirt was randomly selected from the […]


Gary Lineker reminisces, World Cup Draw backstage, & tackling racism (VIDEO)

RT Exclusive Published time: 15 Dec, 2017 16:48 In the latest episode of The Stan Collymore Show exclusive to RT, Stan talks to former England striker Gary Lineker, goes backstage at the World Cup Final Draw, and investigates what can be done to tackle racism in football. Gary Lineker is widely regarded as one of […]


German cyclist slams UCI over Froome ‘double-standards’ doping policy

German cyclist Tony Martin has slammed the International Cycling Union for applying a “double-standard” approach in handling Chris Froome’s case, whose doping test revealed unacceptably high levels of banned steroid salbutamol. A doping test taken from Froome during the Vuelta a España race in Spain last September indicated elevated levels of the anti-asthma medicine. However, […]


‘Hockey fights cancer’ campaign to be launched in Moscow at Euro Hockey Tour

Russian ice-hockey players performing in the Channel One Cup of the Euro Hockey Tour will don purple “Hockey fights cancer” jerseys during the warm-up before their match against Finland on Saturday to support children with cancer. In October, the Russian Ice Hockey Federation and charity Rusfond launched a joint initiative called “Hockey fights cancer” to […]


Pumping Putin iron – Workout equipment in shape of Russian leader’s face on sale

Need a little inspiration to get fit? Why not head down to the Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) store and pick up a kettlebell in the shape of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s face? Among its selection of state-of-the-art fitness and sports accessories, the ROC store stocks Putin-themed a “mood-lifting” kettlebell – called ‘Leader’ – bearing the […]


Ron-ing for office – World Cup winner Ronaldinho announces political career

Published time: 14 Dec, 2017 18:13 Brazil football icon Ronaldinho has announced he intends to make a move into politics and run for the senate in his home country Brazil with the right-wing Patriota political party. The 2002 World Cup winner will run in the state of Minas Gerais for the Patriota (Patriots) Party, formerly […]


FIFA confirm receiving Moscow lab information from WADA on Russian footballers

Published time: 14 Dec, 2017 17:07 FIFA has confirmed in a statement that it has received new information from the World Anti-Doping Association (WADA) on Russian footballers from the Moscow Anti-Doping Laboratory, TASS reports. “We can confirm that FIFA and other international federations today met with WADA and received new information from the Moscow lab,” […]

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