Posts Tagged Russia

Napoli hitting form at the right time at home and in Europe

Napoli's scorer Manolo Gabbiadini, front, and his teammate Gonzalo Higuain, left, celebrate their side's 4th goal during the Europa League quarterfinal first leg soccer match between VfL Wolfsburg and SSC Napoli in Wolfsburg, Germany, Thursday, April 16, 2015. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)

MILAN (AP) — Napoli is hitting top form at precisely the right time of the season.

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Birmingham, Alabama, signs contract to host ’21 World Games

SOCHI, Russia (AP) — Birmingham, Alabama, has made it official — signing the agreement to hold the World Games in 2021.

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UCI anti-doping tribunal ready to start work soon

SOCHI, Russia (AP) — The International Cycling Union’s new in-house anti-doping tribunal will hear its first cases in the coming weeks.

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IAAF’s Diack: Russia won’t be excluded for doping plague

SOCHI, Russia (AP) — Russia will not be barred from major athletics competitions because of allegations of systematic doping, IAAF President Lamine Diack said Tuesday.

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IAAF leader Diack says federations don’t need SportAccord

Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, toasts with Marius Vizer, head of IFJ and SportAccord Convention president, during a reception in Russian Black Sea resort of Sochi, Russia, Monday, April 20, 2015. (Alexei Druzhinin/RIA Novosti, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP)

SOCHI, Russia (AP) — Summer Olympic sports suspended their membership in the umbrella body for international federations on Tuesday after its leader launched a blistering attack on the IOC.

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