Mission accomplished for Putin as host nation finishes top of medals list
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World Athletics Championships 2013: Yelena Isinbayeva sends Russia from the dark side of the moon to the dark ages
Saturday 17 August 2013
Pole vault champion's anti-homosexual quotes have put the country into the spotlight further that she will have thought
World Championships 2013: Yelena Isinbayeva claims she was 'misunderstood' over comments condemning homosexuality and promoting Russia's anti-gay propaganda law
Friday 16 August 2013
Russian pole vaulter back-tracks and blames the quotes on her poor English
Thursday 15 August 2013
Athlete criticises shows of support of gay rights at World Championships
World Championships 2013: US runner Nick Symmonds speaks out against Russia’s anti-gay laws after winning silver in Moscow
Wednesday 14 August 2013
Runner dedicates medal to gay and lesbian friends
Sunday 11 August 2013
Vitaly Milonov also likened homosexuality to bestiality on BBC Radio 5 live
Thursday 08 August 2013
TV sports presenter will anchor up to 100 hours of programming from Sochi next February
US senator calls Russian president Vladimir Putin a 'schoolyard bully' for refusing to hand over NSA leaker Edward Snowden
Monday 05 August 2013
A US senator has accused Russian President Vladimir Putin of behaving like a "schoolyard bully" over his decision to ignore extradition requests from the US government over NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden.
Thursday 01 August 2013
Minister confirms that athletes and fans who ‘flaunt’ their sexuality will be prosecuted
Wednesday 03 July 2013
Russia’s most wanted terrorist has vowed to cause havoc at next year’s Winter Olympics in a chilling video message posted online.
Sunday 09 June 2013
The bobsledding long-jumper has a unique record in her sights in 2014
Friday 08 March 2013
At 5ft 3in, she too frail to be a speed skater. Yet she’s the one to beat in World Championships – and she likes it that way
Sunday 03 February 2013
Elise Christie became Great Britain's first short-track speed skating World Cup champion at 1,000m in Sochi, Russia today.
Monday 21 January 2013
Great Britain short-track speed skater Elise Christie has won her second title at the European Championships in Malmo.
Sunday 13 January 2013
One of the biggest events in world skiing will take place in Austria from 4-17 February, when the Alpine Ski World Championships roll in to the resort of Schladming (schladming2013.com). The event attracts around 650 athletes from 70 nations, with the main downhill ski events rated second only to the Winter Olympics.
Sunday 06 January 2013
Six Russian tourists were killed and two others were injured when their snowmobile crashed through a fence and plunged about 100 metres during a night-time run down an Italian ski slope.
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