US television network NBC drew an average of 25.1 million viewers for its primetime telecast of the first day of the Sochi Winter Olympics, down slightly from the same period for the 2010 Vancouver Games but up 8 percent from the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin, ItalyAdd comments
- 00:55 31/12/2013
The head of the International Olympic Committee has written to Russia’s President Vladimir Putin to express his confidence that the country can deliver a safe Winter Games in Sochi despite the deadly bombings in the city of Volgograd.
- 13:58 04/12/2013
- 13:01 23/08/2013
The whereabouts of a top Cuban hurdler who fled his team at the Moscow world athletics championships earlier this month remained a mystery Friday with the Russian Federal Migration Service claiming it could not shed any light on the situation.
- 11:14 13/08/2013
Organizers of the IAAF World Athletics Championship - Russia's first major athletics event since the Olympics were held here in 1980 - are facing mounting concern over the feeble attendance at Moscow’s cavernous Luzhniki stadium that is hosting the event that opened Saturday morning.
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- 23:12 10/07/2013
Russia’s Aliya Mustafina, who topped the podium four times at the London 2012 Olympics, dominated the field on the final night of artistic gymnastics at the 2013 World University Games Wednesday, winning two medals, including a gold.
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- 21:54 02/04/2013
It was still dark outside when Jessica Long ambled into the Olympic aquatic center on a recent morning wearing a pastel one-piece swimsuit and gray knee pads to shield the stumps of her legs from the poolside concrete.
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