Russian Athletes To Be Called National Athletes of Russia. Confused? You Are Not Alone

Russian Athletes To Be Called National Athletes of Russia. Confused? You Are Not Alone

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At the upcoming World championships - including the one in Oberstdorf and, possibly, the Juniors World at Vuokatti the Russian skiers would once again be stripped from their national anthem and coat of arms. That stems from the recent CAS decision that punished Russian for alleged doping transgressions. Yelena Vyalbe, the boss of the national skiing told told the Russian press, that her skiers would be called instead "National athletes of Russia" and the FIS anthem would be played should they win. Photo courtesy of Evgenia Krupitskaya, Russian Junior National team
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Petter Northug Sentenced To 7 Months In Jail

Petter Northug Sentenced To 7 Months In Jail

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Found guilty and would have to serve time in jail, 7 months. Anything under 6 months the Norwegian law routinely substitutes going to slammer with going around with ankle monitor while sleeping at home. Over 6 months means you are somehow dangerous and need to be set example of. The drugs found in the Olympic champion's apartment are no issue legally - possession is decriminalised in Norway. Reckless driving is not.
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” Are You Incompetent Or Simply Idiot ?” Coach Lashes Out At Tabloid Reporter

” Are You Incompetent Or Simply Idiot ?” Coach Lashes Out At Tabloid Reporter

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Tatyana Sorina of Russia beat Frida Karlsson and Ebba Andersson of Sweden on the final uphill in Ruka A reporter at the Swedish tabloid felt the urge to " D-word". Because, you know, tabloid reporters always do, it's for clicktrough rate. Husband & coach of Tatyana, Egor Sorin didn't let it pass and fired a salvo back: " Ludvig, are you incompetent or just an idiot?" reads a caption in pretty colloquial Swedish. https://www.instagram.com/p/CIQVayzpBwV/?igshid=1sucgkmq2zn3t
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Nossum Tests Positive For Covid In Ruka UPDATED: Cleared On Subsequent Testing

Nossum Tests Positive For Covid In Ruka UPDATED: Cleared On Subsequent Testing

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Norwegian national team coach Eirik Myhr Nossum tested positive for Covid-19 upon arrival in Finnish Ruka, it has been revealed. Nossum is in isolation, pending extra checks. The entire Norwegian squad has now been quarantined as well, staying away from the Ruka tracks As per new FIS regulations, one case in any team does NOT mean the whole Norwegian squad is out of competition but further positives in the team might lead to that. UPDATED:Nossum is not infected with the coronavirus after all: a series of new tests shows that the first was false-positive. Breath out, folks!
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Tatyana Sorina Looks Unstoppable On Tracks – Eight Months After Having Baby!

Tatyana Sorina Looks Unstoppable On Tracks – Eight Months After Having Baby!

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Tatyana Sorina ( Aleshina) is a surprise winner of the Saturday's 10k C in Olos/ Muonio beating Natalia Nepryaeva and Teresa Stadloeber among the others. Tatyana is being coached by her husband, Egor Sorin, and the pair had their first child THIS YEAR. In fact, Tatyana just stopped breastfeeding! " Tatyana looked very strong already at the Russian Summer championships, there is a big progress in her performance level. The theory says that psychological and physiological effects of having a baby are very strong - now we are seeing it confirmed in practice ", Egor Sorin told Dailyskier.com in recent interview. Power of motherhood is immense indeed - and probably seriously understudied when it comes to elite sport!
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