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Vladimir Putin says censored Russian athletes are victims of’ discrimination’

The Russian president said Russian line and province players are victims of discrimination In a final gesture of disregard before the Rio Activity, Vladimir Putin has accused the IAAF of flagrant discrimination for censoring Russias Olympic track and environment team. Speaking to more than 150 players in the Alexander Hall in the Kremlin, the Russian president likewise called the decision …

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Why the UFC’s ‘sportswashing’ of Chechnya’s dictator is a problem

The presence of Ramzan Kadyrov in the front sequence of a UFC show highlights a disturbing is connected with the Chechen strongman and the MMA promotion On Saturday 15 September, Ramzan Kadyrov ambled into Moscow’s Olimpiyskiy Stadium to watch the evening’s fightings. Garmented in beige jeans and a lily-white t-shirt with a pairing jacket, the notorious Chechen strongman was surrounded …

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Why the UFC’s ‘sportswashing’ of Chechnya’s dictator is a problem

The presence of Ramzan Kadyrov in the front row of a UFC show highlights a troubling link between the Chechen strongman and the MMA promotion On Saturday 15 September, Ramzan Kadyrov strolled into Moscow’s Olimpiyskiy Stadium to watch the evening’s fightings. Dressed in beige jeans and a lily-white t-shirt with a according casing, the notorious Chechen strongman was surrounded by …

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Guardian readers on their worst vacations: rats, waste and lots of puke

We asked for your worst holiday narratives and you really came through, with a truly horrifying collect of vacation misery Following Guardian columnists withdrawing the separates that almost broke them, we asked you to tell us about your own vacation nightmares and you responded with hundreds of fables of disappointing destinations, missed flights, crimes, explosions, bad fellowship and lots and …

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The fatal hike that became a Nazi publicity takeover | Kate Connolly

Image copyright PA Forget for a moment the “will they, won’t they” numbers game. Unless and until the head honcho of the Tories’ backbench committee receives 48 characters there won’t be a vote of no confidence in the prime minister. As far as we know tonight the total has still not been been reached. One of those who has submitted …

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Why the UFC’s ‘sportswashing’ of Chechnya’s dictator is a problem

The presence of Ramzan Kadyrov in the front row of a UFC show spotlights a disturbing link between the Chechen strongman and the MMA promotion On Saturday 15 September, Ramzan Kadyrov marched into Moscow’s Olimpiyskiy Stadium to watch the evening’s opposes. Dressed in beige jeans and a white t-shirt with a according case, the notorious Chechen strongman was surrounded by …

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Why the UFC’s ‘sportswashing’ of Chechnya’s dictator is a problem

The presence of Ramzan Kadyrov in the front row of a UFC show highlights a troubling link between the Chechen strongman and the MMA promotion On Saturday 15 September, Ramzan Kadyrov marched into Moscow’s Olimpiyskiy Stadium to watch the evening’s fightings. Dressed in beige jeans and a grey t-shirt with a according coat, the notorious Chechen strongman was surrounded by …

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Why the UFC’s ‘sportswashing’ of Chechnya’s dictator is a problem

The presence of Ramzan Kadyrov in the front sequence of a UFC show spotlights a troubling link between the Chechen strongman and the MMA promotion On Saturday 15 September, Ramzan Kadyrov went into Moscow’s Olimpiyskiy Stadium to watch the evening’s fights. Garmented in beige jeans and a lily-white t-shirt with a pairing coat, the notorious Chechen strongman was surrounded by …

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Why the UFC’s ‘sportswashing’ of Chechnya’s dictator is a problem

The presence of Ramzan Kadyrov in the front sequence of a UFC show foreground a disturbing is connected with the Chechen strongman and the MMA promotion On Saturday 15 September, Ramzan Kadyrov trod into Moscow’s Olimpiyskiy Stadium to watch the evening’s battles. Dressed in beige jeans and a lily-white t-shirt with a parallelling case, the notorious Chechen strongman was surrounded …

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Alexander Povetkin has Russian authority behind him, informs Hearn

Alexander Povetkin has the full heavines of the Russian authority behind him as he prepares to fight Anthony Joshua at Wembley on Saturday night, the promoter Eddie Hearn has warned Alexander Povetkin has the full weight of the Russian government behind him as he prepares to fight Anthony Joshua at Wembley on Saturday evening, the promoter, Eddie Hearn, has warned. …

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