Earlier in the day, the WADA Executive Committee decided to ban Russian athletes from participating in the Olympic Games for four years.
The World Anti-Doping Agency's (WADA) Executive Committee has unanimously endorsed a recommendation by its Compliance Review Committee to ban Russia from hosting and competing in major international sporting events for four years after it allegedly manipulated laboratory data handed over to the agency's investigators.
The results of the ISU Grand Prix Final for the 2019/20 season just came in and it looks good for Russian female figure skaters.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Head of the Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) Stanislav Pozdnyakov said that the Compliance Review Committee’s (CRC) recommendations to the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) in relation to Russia are a direct intervention in the autonomy of the Olympic movement.
Alistair Overeem, a Dutch heavyweight fighter born in England, is renowned for being one of only two fighters to simultaneously hold world titles in both MMA and K-1 kickboxing. Prior to last night's UFC fight, he had been ranked sixth in the UFC heavyweight rankings.
A rematch of the fight between the first-ever Mexican heavyweight world champion (unified WBA), Andy Ruiz Jr., and British athlete Anthony Joshua took place Saturday in the Saudi Arabian city of Diriyah - marking the first world-title boxing match in the Middle East - at a specially-designed 15,000-capacity arena.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Olympic Movement leaders have called for strict sanctions to be imposed on those who tampered with data at the Moscow anti-doping lab, during the Olympic Summit in Lausanne on Saturday.
In early November, Jorge Masvidal defeated Nate Diaz via a TKO at UFC 244 at Madison Square Garden, winning the title and the belt of UFC's "Baddest Motherf**cker."
In June, American heavyweight Andy Ruiz shocked the boxing world when he defeated Britain’s Anthony Joshua in New York to take the WBA, IBF and WBO world titles. Saudi Arabia has put up the money to host the eagerly-awaited rematch on Saturday.
Portuguese football manager Jose Mourinho, who was sacked by Manchester United last season, took over Tottenham Hotspur last month after Mauricio Pochettino was dismissed following a run of bad results.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Spain's National High Court has reopened a case against Barcelona football club's forward player Lionel Messi by a former employee of his charity foundation, Federico Rettori, Spanish ABC newspaper reported on Tuesday.
As CR7's girlfriend explained, even if a man holds plenty of titles and awards, they aren't the only thing that defines him as a person.
Two heavyweight fighters are going to meet during the 'Clash on the Dunes' event in Diriyah, Saudi Arabia, which will be the first heavyweight world title fight ever held in the Middle East.
A man many consider to be the greatest soccer player in history, Argentina's Barcelona forward Lionel Messi, 32, claimed the men's Ballon d'Or award (Golden Ball) for a record sixth time on Monday, beating Liverpool's Champions League winner Virgil van Dijk in a vote of international journalists.
British professional boxer Anthony Joshua is facing a crunch rematch with American-Mexican heavyweight Andy Ruiz Jr on 7 December in what is being called the "Clash on the Dunes".
Last year it was notably Lionel Messi who was excluded from the top 3, while this time, the results might be reversed, as a purported award summary leaked online places the Argentinian ace in the top spot.
As passions run high on the pitch, Instagramer Katrina Maria, who shot to online fame with pictures of herself often wearing nothing more than a Manchester United jersey, heated up social media with her style.
Former football player Diego Maradona on 22 November agreed to return to the Argentine sports club Gimnasia until the end of the season due to the change of its current President Gabriel Pellegrino.
Sometimes, good cheer can be very effective and bring a lot of energy to a team - and in this case, Tottenham Hotspur got some hot photos showing a lot of support!
The key football award ceremony, recognising the best player in the world this year, is held on 2 December. Argentinian star Lionel Messi, playing for Barcelona, was tipped as a possible winner as well as Dutch star Virgil van Dijk from Liverpool. However, Messi’s arch-rival Ronaldo, who transferred to Juventus in 2018, is also on the list.