Posts Tagged Russia

Italian snowboarders win inaugural WCup team event

MONTAFON, Austria (AP) — Italian snowboarders Roland Fischnaller and Nadya Ochner beat Russia in the final of the inaugural World Cup parallel slalom team event on Friday.

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Dick Pound to lead WADA probe into Russia doping

LONDON (AP) — Former World Anti-Doping Agency chairman Dick Pound vowed Tuesday to get to the bottom of allegations of systematic doping in Russia as he leads an investigation into a case that has shaken the sport of track and field.

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17-year-old Russian basketball player dies

MOSCOW (AP) — A 17-year-old Russian basketball player has died after collapsing during practice with league champion CSKA Moscow.

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Freund wins World Cup ski jump in Russia

NIZHNY TAGIL, Russia (AP) — Germany’s Severin Freund won a shortened ski jump World Cup event on Sunday after the second round was canceled due to unsafe wind conditions.

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