Kremlin discourages any hasty decisions regarding country’s new Olympic chief
Oct15

Kremlin discourages any hasty decisions regarding country’s new Olympic chief

Hasty decisions regarding the new president of the Russian Olympic Committee (ROC), viewed to replace its current chief Alexander Zhukov, is not an option, Russian presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov said.   “We must definitely not speak here about any hasty decisions or timeframes since you all may be well aware that President of the National Olympic Committee (Alexander) Zhukov is also a member of the International...

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Russian Olympic chief to attend IOC summit on WADA reformations
Oct01

Russian Olympic chief to attend IOC summit on WADA reformations

President of the Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) Alexander Zhukov told TASS on Friday he would be attending next week’s IOC (International Olympic Committee) summit on reformations in the global anti-doping system. The press service of the global Olympic body announced on Thursday that issues regarding new reformations within the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) would be on the agenda of the IOC summit in Switzerland’s Lausanne on...

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Putin, Medvedev to meet with members of Russian Olympic team
Aug25

Putin, Medvedev to meet with members of Russian Olympic team

President Vladimir Putin and Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev meet with the Russian medal-winning members of Team Russia at the 31st Summer Olympic Games, the Kremlin press service said. The governmental press service said the meeting with the Olympic athletes would be held after a gala reception on Ivanovskaya Square in the Kremlin. Presidential aide Igor Levitin, Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko, and the Russian Olympic Committee...

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Russian Olympic team spends more than 3 hours aboard jet at Rio before takeoff
Aug23

Russian Olympic team spends more than 3 hours aboard jet at Rio before takeoff

Members of the Russian Olympic team had to spend more than three hours aboard the jet taking them back to Moscow before departure from the Rio airport, Alexander Zhukov, the President of the Russian Olympic Committee told TASS. The airport’s information service told TASS several hours ago the jet had taken off after a delay of about thirty minutes but Zhukov said the airport services “got ahead of themselves in seeing the team...

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Brazil gives no reason for sadness during Olympics closing ceremony
Aug22

Brazil gives no reason for sadness during Olympics closing ceremony

The closing ceremony for the XXXI Summer Olympic Games, which ended in Rio de Janeiro, gave the world another opportunity to make sure once again how life-affirming Brazilian culture is. Lively music, driving dances and colorful dresses did not leave the main participants of the ceremony – athletes – cold. Getting rid of the load of responsibility for the result at the competitions, they easily made part of the Olympic...

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