MOSCOW (AP) — Russia coach Fabio Capello has been told that his team’s target should be a World Cup semifinal at home in 2018.
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OSTRAVA, Czech Republic (AP) — Usain Bolt says he is not worried by Justin Gatlin’s fast times and is using this season to get into shape ahead of the world championship in Beijing after his injuries last season.
VIENNA (AP) — Sweden beat Russia to win the 60th Eurovision Song Contest on Saturday, in an event described by organizers as beyond politics but marred by boos for the Russian that were apparently prompted by the Ukraine conflict and the Kremlin’s anti-gay policies.
MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s Grigory Drozd defended his WBC cruiserweight title for the first time Friday, defeating Poland’s Lukasz Janik with a ninth-round technical knockout.
LONDON (AP) — Boston and U.S. Olympic leaders will travel to Switzerland next week to sound out the IOC about their struggling candidacy for the 2024 Summer Games amid a leadership shake-up at the top of the bid.