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22 appeals from Russian athletes against IOC bans: Court of Arbitration for Sport

22 appeals from Russian athletes against IOC bans: Court of Arbitration for Sport

The IOC on Tuesday banned Russia from the event, citing evidence of a widespread doping regime.

Dec 06, 2017, 15:18 PM IST
Strategic port in sight, Sushma makes unscheduled stopover in Iran

Strategic port in sight, Sushma makes unscheduled stopover in Iran

Saturday`s Tehran meeting assumes significance in the wake of media reports that Iran might hand over the management control of the first phase of the Chabahar port to India on Sunday.

Dec 02, 2017, 21:33 PM IST
Sushma Swaraj to represent India at SCO summit in Sochi; may take up Hafiz Saeed's case

Sushma Swaraj to represent India at SCO summit in Sochi; may take up Hafiz Saeed's case

EAM Swaraj is expected to raise terror and Hafiz Saeed's release issue during the two-day SCO Summit in Sochi.  

Nov 30, 2017, 06:04 AM IST
Sushma Swaraj arrives in Sochi for Shanghai Cooperation Organisation

Sushma Swaraj arrives in Sochi for Shanghai Cooperation Organisation

The SCO Summit will be held on November 30 and December 1.

Nov 30, 2017, 00:02 AM IST

Russian, Turkish leaders reaffirm their pact on Syria

The leaders of Russia and Turkey on Wednesday publicly re-affirmed their commitment to working together to end the conflict in Syria, despite a gas attack on a Syrian city that tested their fragile alliance.

May 04, 2017, 00:19 AM IST
Russian Grand Prix: Championship leader Sebastian Vettel on pole in rare Ferrari one-two

Russian Grand Prix: Championship leader Sebastian Vettel on pole in rare Ferrari one-two

The four-time world champion led the way outpacing Raikkonen by 0.059 seconds with another Finn, Valtteri Bottas of Mercedes, third fastest with less than tenth of a second separating the top three.

Apr 29, 2017, 19:11 PM IST
Russian military plane Tu-154 carrying 91 people crashes, debris found in Black Sea

Russian military plane Tu-154 carrying 91 people crashes, debris found in Black Sea

A Russian military plane carrying 91 people had disappeared from radar after taking off from the southern city of Adler.

Dec 25, 2016, 10:52 AM IST
Russian Grand Prix: Nico Rosberg on pole, Lewis Hamilton hit by more engine trouble

Russian Grand Prix: Nico Rosberg on pole, Lewis Hamilton hit by more engine trouble

The 30-year-old German clocked a fastest lap in one minute and 35.417 seconds.

Apr 30, 2016, 23:42 PM IST
Lewis Hamilton wins Russian Grand Prix, title beckons

Lewis Hamilton wins Russian Grand Prix, title beckons

Lewis Hamilton took full advantage of his Mercedes' team-mate Nico Rosberg's mechanical misfortunes to seize a commanding victory in Sunday's Russian Grand Prix and take a massive step towards a third driver's crown.

Oct 11, 2015, 20:58 PM IST
Sergio Perez claims rare podium for Force India at Russian GP

Sergio Perez claims rare podium for Force India at Russian GP

Sergio Perez secured Sahara Force India's only third podium place in Formula One history by finishing third at the Russian Grand Prix.

Oct 11, 2015, 20:19 PM IST
Nico Hulkenberg tops first practice of Russian GP

Nico Hulkenberg tops first practice of Russian GP

Force India's Nico Hulkenberg edged Mercedes' Nico Rosberg to record the fastest time in the first practice of the Russian Grand Prix Formaul 1 race here on Friday.

Oct 09, 2015, 16:22 PM IST

Determined to take part in World Games, disabled Keralite to swim 10 km to raise funds

Disabled athlete E.D. Baburaj is determined to take part in the upcoming International Wheelchair and Amputee Sports Federation (IWAS) World Games to be held in Sochi, Russia.

Aug 01, 2015, 17:26 PM IST
Remains of soldiers killed in WW II found in Russian World Cup stadium

Remains of soldiers killed in WW II found in Russian World Cup stadium

A bunker with the remains of Soviet soldiers killed in World War II has been found in Volgograd -- formerly Stalingrad -- during the construction of a stadium to host matches of the FIFA World Cup in 2018.

Jul 02, 2015, 21:07 PM IST
Sochi Formula One organiser declares bankruptcy

Sochi Formula One organiser declares bankruptcy

The Arbitration Court in the Russian region of Krasnodar has ruled that public company Formula Sochi, an organiser of Russia's Formula One Grand Prix in Sochi, has gone bankrupt, according to media reports on Monday.

Jun 01, 2015, 21:17 PM IST

US, Russia vow to boost cooperation, but no concrete progress

Russia and the United States vowed to improve strained ties Tuesday after "frank" talks between President Vladimir Putin and top US diplomat John Kerry, but there was no concrete breakthrough after eight hours of meetings.

May 13, 2015, 06:24 AM IST

Russia says will cooperate with US 'without coercion'

Russia vowed on Tuesday it was ready to work with the United States on a host of burning issues but insisted it would not bow to "coercion," as President Vladimir Putin hosted top US diplomat John Kerry.

May 13, 2015, 02:11 AM IST

Russia warns against steps harmful for relations with US

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Tuesday that it was "absolutely necessary" to avoid steps that could further harm relations between Russia and the United states.

May 13, 2015, 01:02 AM IST
John Kerry has 'frank' talks with Putin about Ukraine, Syria

John Kerry has 'frank' talks with Putin about Ukraine, Syria

US Secretary of State John Kerry said he had "frank" talks about Ukraine, Syria and Iran with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday and said it was important to keep in contact.

May 12, 2015, 15:25 PM IST

Putin to host US Secretary of State Kerry for high-stakes Sochi talks

 President Vladimir Putin is expected Tuesday to host US Secretary of State John Kerry for crucial talks in Sochi amid tensions over Ukraine, during the top US diplomat`s first visit to Russia since the start of the crisis.

May 11, 2015, 21:40 PM IST
Olympic TV to be launched `in April or May`: Channel chief

Olympic TV to be launched `in April or May`: Channel chief

The new 24-hour Olympic television channel will be up and running "by April or May 2016", Yianis Exarchos, chief executive of the Olympic Broadcasting System, announced on Wednesday.

Apr 23, 2015, 01:29 AM IST