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After Russia doping ban, a South African speaks up for the innocent

By Tariq PanjaEven before global anti-doping leaders confirmed this week that Russia would be banished from top-level international sport for four years, the athletes’ committee they consulted was expressing frustration that the punishment did not go far enough. That athletes’ group, led by Beckie Scott of Canada, an Olympic gold medalist in cross-country skiing, released…

Russia still on the pitch but anthem ban could hurt

ZURICH: When a Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) team played at the 1992 European championship in place of the former Soviet Union, they wore bland shirts with no badge and Beethoven's ninth symphony replaced a national anthem before games. A lacklustre performance ensued, culminating in a 3-0 loss to already-eliminated Scotland, and they finished bottom…

Russia reacts with anger after doping ban from Olympics, World Cup

LAUSANNE: The World Anti-Doping Agency on Monday banned Russia for four years from major global sporting events including the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and the 2022 World Cup in Qatar over manipulated doping data, prompting an angry response from President Vladimir Putin. WADA's executive committee, meeting in Lausanne, handed Russia the "robust" four-year suspension after accusing…

Russia anti-doping chief says ‘no chance’ of winning ban appeal

MOSCOW: The head of Russia's anti-doping agency said on Monday that his country had "no chance" of winning an appeal against a four-year international sporting ban he said was a tragedy for clean athletes. "There is no chance of winning this case in court," RUSADA chief Yury Ganus said after the World Anti-Doping Agency imposed…

OPEC countries, Russia to cut oil output, pushing up prices

The group decided to cut output by an extra 500,000 barrels a day as they try to support the price of energy and bolster their revenues. But the decision was not easy: they do not want to hand over too much business to the United States, which kee... AP|Updated: Dec 06, 2019, 11.20 PM ISTAgenciesThe…

OPEC countries, Russia to cut oil output, pushing up prices

The OPEC oil-producing countries and ally Russia said on Friday they have agreed to cut crude production, prompting a surge in global crude prices that they hope to sustain into next year. The group decided to cut output by an extra 500,000 barrels a day as they try to support the price of energy and…

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New Delhi: Russia extending support to India’s nuclear industry has not only supplied fuel for Kudankulam plant built by Rosatom but also supplied uranium to power India’s oldest nuclear power plant in Tarapur. TVEL, fuel division of Russia’s Rosatom State …

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