Sochi, Russia Newswire (Page 5)

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  1. Russia vows to comply as IOC sets out stringent Rio Olympics demandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 | Prestwichandwhitefieldguide.co.uk

    Russia vowed its Rio 2016 hopefuls would "go over and above" demands to prove they are clean of drugs after the bar was raised by the International Olympic Committee . The Russian Ministry of Sport gave a diplomatic response to the IOC's announcement on Tuesday that prospective Olympians from the country, in all sports, would have to pass individual anti-doping assessments before being declared eligible.

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  2. IOC backs IAAF Russian ban -- with caveatRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 | KMIZ

    The International Olympic Committee has backed the sanctioning of Russia track and field athletes over the country's lack of anti-doping efforts, but says individual Russian athletes could be cleared to compete at August's Rio Games. On Friday, athletics' governing body the IAAF upheld its previous ban on Russian track and field athletes competing on the global stage.

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  3. IOC - Russians and Kenyans must prove innocence to compete in Rio OlympicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 | Salisbury Journal

    IOC president Thomas Bach says athletes from Russia and kenya will only be eligibe for Rio if they have been individually evaluated by their international federations Athletes from Kenya and Russia, in all sports, will only be able to compete at the Rio Olympics if they have passed an "individual evaluation" to prove they have not been doping. With the World Anti-Doping Agency declaring both Kenya and Russia "non-compliant" with its rules, IOC president Thomas Bach said athletes from those countries could no longer be "presumed innocent".

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  4. Russia's Zhirinovsky Proposes 'Parallel Olympics' If Athlete Ban UpheldRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 | The St. Petersburg Times

    Vladimir Zhirinovsky, the outspoken leader of Russia's LDPR party, has called for the country to host its own Olympics if track-and-field athletes are barred from competing at the upcoming games in Brazil's Rio de Janeiro. 'If our team can't go to Rio, I think it would be appropriate to host our own parallel Olympics in Russia,' Zhirinovsky said to journalists on Monday.

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  5. Russian pilgrims heading for Armenia to pray with Pope FrancisRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 21 | Groong

    Russian pilgrims heading for Armenia to pray with Pope Francis 13:22, 21 Jun 2016 Siranush Ghazanchyan Several groups of Russian pilgrims will visit Armenia to pray with Pope Francis and thousands of Catholics at a Holy Mess in Gyumri's Vartanats Square on June 25, Fr. Petros Yesayan, leader of the Armenian Catholic community of Russia told RIA Novosti.

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  6. Russia may face Olympic 'nuclear option' if allegations of doping...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 20 | Daily Mail

    Russia has been warned it may face Olympic exile if the allegations of state-sponsored doping at the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi are proven. An investigation funded by the World Anti-Doping Agency into allegations made by the former director of Moscow's anti-doping lab Grigory Rodchenkov is currently being led by Canadian legal expert Richard McLaren.

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  7. Protecting children as they use social mediaRead the original story

    Monday Jun 20 | KOBI NBC5

    ... She also studied philosophy in the Czech Republic. Kassi has visited nine other countries including Sochi, Russia, where she reported on the preparations for the 2014 Olympic Games. Note: By commenting below you agree to abide by the KOBI5.com ...

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  8. Man accused of groping woman on greenway apologizes in courtRead the original story

    Monday Jun 20 | KOBI NBC5

    ... She also studied philosophy in the Czech Republic. Kassi has visited nine other countries including Sochi, Russia, where she reported on the preparations for the 2014 Olympic Games. Note: By commenting below you agree to abide by the KOBI5.com ...

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  9. IOC offers full support for IAAF decision to ban RussiansRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 18 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    In this Feb. 18, 2014, file photo, a Russian skating fan holds the country's national flag over the Olympic rings before the start of the men's 10,000-meter speedskating race at Adler Arena Skating Center during the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. The IAAF upheld its ban, Friday, June 17, 2016, on Russia's track and field team for the Rio de Janeiro Olympics in a landmark decision that punishes the world power for systematic doping.

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  10. IAAF official: Isinbayeva condoning corrupt system in RussiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 20 | Albany Times Union

    In this Feb. 5, 2014 file photo Russian Minister of Sport, Tourism and Youth policy Vitaly Mutko, left, Russian President Vladimir Putin, center, and Olympic Village Mayor and Pole Vaulter Yelena Isinbayeva visit the Coastal Cluster Olympic Village ahead of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. The Russian Sports Ministry said Friday, June 17, 2016 it is "extremely disappointed" that the IAAF has ruled to uphold its ban on the country's track and field athletes competing in international competitions, including the Olympics.

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  11. Anti-doping leader warns of further action against RussiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 20 | Los Angeles Times

    The head of the World Anti-Doping Agency has warned that Russia could face further sanctions with the upcoming release of yet another report on the doping scandal in that country. There have been suggestions that the entire Russian contingent be banned from the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro this summer.

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  12. WADA head defends action on doping, ties to IOC amid wave of criticismRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 20 | The Globe and Mail

    Sir Craig Reedie, president of World Anti-Doping Agency, speaks to the media in London on June 20, 2016. Sir Craig Reedie, president of World Anti-Doping Agency, speaks to the media in London on June 20, 2016.

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  13. Spotlight of Games eclipses other issues-Image1Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 12 | DurhamRegion.com

    Canadian Olympic Committee President Marcel Aubut speaks during a news conference at the Sochi Winter Olympics on February 6, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. The spotlight on preparations for the upcoming Olympic Games in Rio blinded members of Parliament this week to another issue in Canada's Olympic community: the fallout from sexual abuse allegations inside the Olympic committee itself.Women first accused Canadian Olympic Committee president Aubut of sexual harassment last October and he was forced to resign, although he has not faced any charges.

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  14. Spotlight of Olympic Games blinds MPs to questions on sexual harassmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 12 | Brandon Sun

    Canadian Olympic Committee President Marcel Aubut speaks during a news conference at the Sochi Winter Olympics on February 6, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. The spotlight on preparations for the upcoming Olympic Games in Rio blinded members of Parliament this week to another issue in Canada's Olympic community: the fallout from sexual abuse allegations inside the Olympic committee itself.Women first accused Canadian Olympic Committee president Aubut of sexual harassment last October and he was forced to resign, although he has not faced any charges.

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  15. Frontier Myanmar: The Tatmadaw's special relationship with Russia - Mratt Kyaw ThuRead the original story

    Friday Jun 10 | Burmanet

    The recent meeting between U Htin Kyaw and Mr Vladimir Putin was the first between the heads of state of Myanmar and Russia, though there have long been high-level contacts between the armed forces of the two countries. Htin Kyaw held talks with the Russian strongman on the sidelines of the Russia-ASEAN summit in the Black Sea resort of Sochi on May 19. The meeting came a few days before State Counsellor and Foreign Minister Daw Aung San Suu Kyi and US Secretary of State Mr John Kerry held talks in Nay Pyi Taw.

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  16. "Rockets can reach Sochi"Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 10 | Al+ Armenia

    The text of the agreement on creating united system of air defense is quite unclear and gives ground to misinterpretations. "Government is not the same as command.

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  17. With vacation options limited, Russians return to Black Sea 'Riviera'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 10 | Christian Science Monitor

    It's a jewel of an alpine lake, set in the soaring Caucasus, surrounded by snow-tipped mountain peaks and with a dacha formerly belonging to Joseph Stalin nestled on its far bank . Lake Ritsa can only be reached via a long, winding road through precipitous mountain ravines, with an ancient hill fortress, rushing rivers, and cascading waterfalls along the way.

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  18. Japan business leaders hold talks with Russian officialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 9 | The Japan Times

    ... dropped by about 30 percent from the previous year. During a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Sochi, Russia, in May, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe presented an eight-point cooperation plan featuring assistance in the economic field. The ...

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  19. IAAF to investigate Russian doping claims made on German documentaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 9 | Andover Advertiser

    The International Association of Athletics Federations is investigating "as a matter of urgency" claims made by a German documentary on Wednesday about continuing doping problems in Russia. ARD's "Showdown for Russia" was the fourth programme by award-winning reporter Hajo Seppelt to investigate doping in the world's largest country since December 2014.

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  20. Red Bull drivers move on from Monaco mishapsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 9 | Channelnewsasia.com

    ... the Monaco Grand Prix in Monaco, May 25, 2016. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard/Files Formula One - Russian Grand Prix - Sochi, Russia - 29/4/16 - Red Bull Formula One driver Daniel Ricciardo of Australia arrives at the garage. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov MONTREAL: ...

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