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Tuktamysheva takes women’s title at figure skating worlds

Finishing in first place in the Men Free Skating event, Javier Fernandez of Spain displays his gold medal at the ISU World Figure Skating Championship 2015 held at the Oriental Sports Center in Shanghai, China, Saturday, March 28, 2015. Fernandez finished in first place in the event. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)

SHANGHAI (AP) — Javier Fernandez is used to breaking barriers as a figure skater from Spain, a country without a long winter sports tradition.

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Montenegro-Russia qualifier abandoned after brawl

Medics transport Russian goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev after was hit by a flare thrown from the stands during the Euro 2016 Group G qualifying soccer match between Montenegro and Russia, at the City Stadium in Podgorica, Montenegro, Friday, March 27, 2015. (AP Photo/Risto Bozovic)

PODGORICA, Montenegro (AP) — The European championship qualifying match between Montenegro and Russia was abandoned Friday after two Russian players were struck by objects thrown from the crowd, including its goalkeeper being hit in the head by a flare.

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Montenegro-Russia qualifier abandoned after brawl

Medics transport Russian goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev after was hit by a flare thrown from the stands during the Euro 2016 Group G qualifying soccer match between Montenegro and Russia, at the City Stadium in Podgorica, Montenegro, Friday, March 27, 2015. (AP Photo/Risto Bozovic)

PODGORICA, Montenegro (AP) — A European championship qualifying match between Montenegro and Russia has been abandoned following a brawl between the two teams’ players.

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IAAF demands Russian walkers lose Olympic medals – Rusada

MOSCOW (AP) — The IAAF wants two Russian race walkers to be stripped of medals from the 2012 London Olympics because of doping, the Russian anti-doping agency said Thursday.

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IAAF appeals against Russian ‘selective’ sanctions

MONACO (AP) — Track and field’s governing body appealed Wednesday to the Court of Arbitration for Sport against the “selective” sanctions handed down by Russia in six doping cases.

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