Sochi, Russia Newswire (Page 7)

Sochi, Russia Newswire (Page 7)

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  1. Former moguls king Brassard stunned by Kingsbury's 13 straight World Cup winsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 12 | The Chronicle Herald

    ... of Rosemere, Que., the 2010 and 2014 Olympic champion. It was Bilodeau that nipped Kingsbury for gold in Sochi, Russia four years ago. Brassard said Kingsbury's talent and his remarkable ability to absorb the pounding that knees take on a moguls ...

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  2. Others to benefit from Russia absenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 12 | The Madison Press

    It's still unclear how many Russian athletes will compete next month in the Pyeongchang Olympics, but a few things seem certain. Athletes from winter powers like Germany and Norway could pick up unexpected medals with some top Russians absent because of a massive doping scheme four years ago at the Sochi Games.

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  3. Photos: Yunier Dorticos Grinding in Camp For Murat Gassiev ClashRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 12 | Boxing Scene

    WBA cruiserweight champion Yunier Dorticos has been training very hard for his scheduled unification with IBF world cruiserweight champion Murat Gassiev . Their fight is a semi-final bout in the cruiserweight edition of the World Boxing Super Series which is scheduled to take place at the Bolshoy Ice Dome in Sochi, Russia on February 3, 2018.

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  4. Russian skier waits for Olympic invite in clean Alpine teamRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 12 | White Lake Beacon

    Placing second in a World Cup race on Friday, unheralded Russian skier Pavel Trikhichev looked a candidate for an Olympic medal next month. Four weeks before the opening ceremony of the Pyeongchang Games, an IOC panel is assessing which Russians to invite that have not been tainted by doping and the 2014 Sochi Olympic scandal.

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  5. Russia says it eliminated Syria rebels who attacked its baseRead the original story

    Friday Jan 12 | Yahoo!

    The Russian military said Friday it has eliminated a group of rebels that had attacked Russia's air base in Syria. The Russian Defense Ministry said it tracked down the rebels with drones and other intelligence assets and struck them with artillery while they were getting into a minibus in the northwestern province of Idlib.

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  6. Few Canadian cities cold enough to host future Winter OlympicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 12 | CBC News

    ... leave athletes competing far happier than they were among the slushy ice and bare mountains of the Olympics in Sochi, Russia four years ago.

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  7. Syrian war will drag into next decade: senior Kurdish leaderRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 12 | Reuters

    A Russian-led effort to end the war in Syria will fail and the conflict looks set to extend into the next decade, a top Syrian Kurdish politician told Reuters in an interview. Aldar Khalil, an architect of Kurdish-led plans for autonomous rule in northern Syria, also said the United States appears in "no hurry" to leave areas where it has helped Kurdish-led forces fight Islamic State, and that he expects ties with Washington to develop as U.S. recovery efforts proceed.

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  8. NBC says Super Bowl commercials are nearly sold out, topping $5 million a spotRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 12 | Manhattan Mercury

    ... an audience "close" to the 21.4 million viewers who tuned in each night to the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. But the viewers watching NBC's telecasts on streaming devices will be figured into advertising deals as well, as the network has ...

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  9. Winter Olympics host options limited by warming planet, research saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 12 | The Daily Courier

    ... was 7.8 C. The trend is partly because the International Olympic Committee is picking warmer places to host. Sochi, Russia, which staged the last Games in 2014, is a subtropical resort town where Russians go to escape winter. Vancouver, which hosted ...

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  10. Syrian war will drag into next decade - senior Kurdish leaderRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 12 | Channelnewsasia.com

    A Russian-led effort to end the war in Syria will fail and the conflict looks set to extend into the next decade, a top Syrian Kurdish politician told Reuters in an interview. Aldar Khalil, a Kurdish politician is seen in the town of Rmeilan, Hasaka province, Syria September 27, 2017.

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  11. Japan Balks at Calls for New Apology to South Korea Over 'Comfort Women'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 12 | The New York Times

    ... Parliament was set to open on Jan. 22. Mr. Abe attended the opening ceremony at the Winter Olympics in 2014 in Sochi, Russia, even though he missed part of a parliamentary session to do so. Many commentators in Japan supported Mr. Abe's pushback on ...

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  12. Columbia develops freestyle ski team uniformsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 12 | Fibre2Fashion

    ... of developing high performance uniforms and previously designed US freestyle uniforms for the 2014 Games in Sochi, Russia. Columbia uniforms in the Sochi Games were worn by nine athletes from several countries who achieved medal wins, a tally that ...

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  13. It was not Turks who attacked Russia's bases: PutinRead the original story

    Friday Jan 12 | Turkish Daily News

    ... Ghouta and Idlib, Syria is key for the success of the Astana peace process and an upcoming Syria conference in Sochi, Russia, according to presidential sources. They also discussed the ongoing Akkuyu Nuclear Power Plant and Turkish Stream projects, ...

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  14. NBC sees $1.4 billion in ad sales for Super Bowl, OlympicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 11 | The Daily Republic

    NBC expects $1.4 billion in ad revenue from the Super Bowl and the Winter Olympics, the payoff for its huge investment in sports programming. The figure includes $900 million for the Olympics in South Korea, which start Feb. 9. Ad prices are running higher than the 2014 winter games in Sochi, Russia, NBC executives said Thursday on a conference call.

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  15. Of the 21 Winter Olympics cities, many may soon be too warm to host the GamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 11 | Seattle Times

    Athletes compete during the Women's 30 km Mass Start Free during day 15 of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics. Temperatures were above freezing the past two Games, in Sochi, Russia, and Vancouver, B.C., forcing organizers to turn to extreme measures.

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  16. Winter Olympics host options limited by warming planet, research saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 11 | 680News

    ... was 7.8 C. The trend is partly because the International Olympic Committee is picking warmer places to host. Sochi, Russia, which staged the last Games in 2014, is a subtropical resort town where Russians go to escape winter. Vancouver, which hosted ...

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  17. Spotlight: Assad's Idlib offensive litmus test on Turkey's alliance with Iran, RussiaRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 11 | Xinhuanet

    Syria n government's ongoing offensive in Idlib province will be a test for the alliance of Russia , Iran and Turkey, three regional powers that support different actors on the battlefield. Recent Idlib offensive of the regime, with support of Russia and Iran, escalated tension between the three countries, which were able to successfully calm down clashes through the Astana process.

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  18. NBC says Super Bowl commercials are nearly sold out, topping $5 million per 30-second spotRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 11 | Los Angeles Times

    ... an audience "close" to the 21.4 million viewers who tuned in each night to the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. But the viewers watching NBC's telecasts on streaming devices will be figured into advertising deals as well, as the network has ...

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  19. Super Bowl Alert: NBC Still Has 10 Spots Left, Monster Takes a Risk and Pepsi Reaches BackRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 11 | Advertising Age

    ... million in national ad sales. NBC Universal said it sold $800 million in advertising for the 2014 games in Sochi, Russia, a record at that time for the winter games, and roughly $750 million in ads for the 2010 Vancouver and 2002 Salt Lake City ...

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  20. How many Russians will be at the Olympics? No one knows, and that's a problem.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 11 | The Washington Post

    Four weeks from the opening of the Games, people in the Olympic world are still wondering how the IOC will determine which Russian athletes are 'clean' and thus cleared to compete. It seemed dramatic, didn't it, back in early December, when the International Olympic Committee declared in big, bold letters that the Russian Olympic Committee would be banned from the upcoming PyeongChang Games ? These Russians, you see, had engaged in a systematic, state-sponsored doping program, and therefore they would be punished.

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