Arch enemies the US and Iran seem to have found unity in sport. Both countries want to save wrestling as an Olympic event, as they are ready for ‘possible cooperation’ to fight a decision by the IOC to drop wrestling from the 2020 Olympics.
Anton Shipulin has saved the Russian team’s blushes at the biathlon world championships finishing second in the 15km mass-start race. A year ahead of its home Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia ended the competition goldless with just two medals.
The International Federation of Associated Wrestling Styles (FILA) has sacked President Raphael Martinetti, after the International Olympic Committee (IOC) recommended that the sport no longer be included int he Olympic Games.
Anton Shipulin has ended Russia’s medal drought at the biathlon Worlds, while the pursuit show was stolen again by Norwegian Emil Hegle Svendsen, who is so far unstoppable in the Czech town of Nove Mesto.
Russia’s mission to the UN has celebrated the one-year countdown to the Winter Olympic Games. UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon attended the ceremony and praised the efforts of the Russian government in the preparations for the Sochi 2014 Olympics.
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Russian jets strike ISIS in Syria
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