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Athletics: Russia ruled in breach of Wada code


Russia is one of six countries ruled to be in breach of the World Anti-Doping Agency’s codes. Along with Argentina, Ukraine, Bolivia, Andorra and Israel, it has been deemed “non-compliant” by Wada. Brazil, Belgium, France, Greece, Mexico and Spain have been placed on a ‘watch list’ and must meet strict conditions by March 2016 or face similar action. Meanwhile, Kenya ...

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Fabio Capello: Russia fans start campaign to buy out boss

Russia coach Fabio Capello (Image credit: Getty Images)

A group of Russian football fans are attempting to raise 21.4m euros (£15.5m) to buy national team manager Fabio Capello out of his contract. Ex-England boss Capello’s future has come under scrutiny, with his side struggling to qualify for Euro 2016. And now a fundraising website has been set up called ‘Fabio go home’. A statement on the site read: ...

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UEFA 2016 Qualifiers: Russia awarded win over Montenegro


ussia have been awarded a 3-0 victory over Montenegro following their Euro 2016 qualifier in Podgorica last month which was abandoned because of crowd trouble, Uefa said on Wednesday. Uefa’s Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body (CEDB) assessed a number of incidents during the match which was abandoned after 67 minutes with the score at 0-0, including the setting off of ...

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