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IPC Head Craven: Russia Seeing ‘Big Payoff’ for Paralympic Investment

12:09 16.03.2014 (Last updated 13:00 16.03.2014)

As the Sochi Paralympics come to a close with host nation Russia breaking records at the top of the medal table, International Paralympic Committee president Philip Craven sat down with R-Sport to discuss what’s next for Russia, how the Games could expand and the shadow cast by the Oscar Pistorius trial.

Philip Craven

IPC Head Craven: Russia Seeing ‘Big Payoff’ for Paralympic Investment

12:09 16.03.2014

As the Sochi Paralympics come to a close with host nation Russia breaking records at the top of the medal table, International Paralympic Committee president Philip Craven sat down with R-Sport to discuss what’s next for Russia, how the Games could expand and the shadow cast by the Oscar Pistorius trial.

Comments: 0 Tags: Philip Craven | Paralympic Games 2014
Tim Burke

U.S. Biathlon Contender Burke Seeks 'Perfect Day' in Sochi

19:56 06.02.2014

United States biathlon team leader Tim Burke talked to R-Sport about his medal chances and how greater funding and exposure has breathed life into biathlon in the U.S.

Comments: 0 Tags: Olympic Games 2014 | Tim Burke
IPC President Philip Craven

IPC President Craven: Sochi a 'Big Step Forward' for Paralympic TV Coverage

16:06 27.11.2013

With 100 days to go until the Sochi Paralympics, IPC president Philip Craven discusses disabled sport's continuing need for more TV exposure, doping and how to involve more Muslim women in the Paralympics.

Comments: 0 Tags: Philip Craven | Paralympic Games 2014
Thomas Bach

Interview: New IOC Chief Warns Against Sochi 2014 Protests

16:02 29.09.2013

In his first exclusive interview since his election as the president of the International Olympic Committee this month, Thomas Bach talks to David Nowak, the chief editor of R-Sport’s English service, about his expectations for the Sochi Winter Games.

Comments: 0 Tags: Thomas Bach | Olympic Games 2014
Tony Adams

Interview: Tony Adams Admits Russian Fascination

15:56 07.09.2013

Former Arsenal defender and fan favorite Tony Adams is no fan of Arsenal's recent transfer policy, he admitted to R-Sport in a recent interview. Replying by email, Adams also addressed Andrei Arshavin's post-Emirates travels and his own fascination with Russia.

Comments: 0 Tags: Tony Adams | UEFA Champions League | Premier League (England) | Mesut Ozil | Andrei Arshavin | Arsenal | Zenit St. Petersburg

U.S. Olympic Chief: Athletes Must Respect a Nation's Laws

22:47 14.08.2013

In an interview with R-Sport, the CEO of the US Olympic Committee Scott Blackmun says he expects athletes to respect the law in the country of competition, a reference to Russia's anti-gay legislation ahead of the Sochi 2014 Olympics, and also reveals his stance on wrestling's place at the Summer Games.

Comments: 0 Tags: Olympic Games 2014

Mike Keenan Eyes Adventure, Opportunity in KHL

17:28 01.08.2013

Stanley Cup-winning head coach Mike Keenan, who is currently at Metallurg Magnitogorsk's training camp, talked to R-Sport by phone recently about taking the job and whether it might serve as a gateway back to the NHL.

Comments: 0 Tags: Mike Keenan | Paul Maurice | KHL | Metallurg Magnitogorsk
Max Chilton

Interview: Marussia's Max Chilton Seeks Ferrari Speed Boost

19:20 20.07.2013

A deal to use Ferrari technology from next season will boot Marussia and their rookie driver Max Chilton into the midfield for the next Formula One season, the Briton predicted in a chat with R-Sport. Chilton also touched on criticism from within the team, contract talks and his childhood tractor-driving ambitions.

Comments: 0 Tags: Formula 1 | Max Chilton | Marussia
Andy Webb

Interview: Marussia CEO Surprised by Symonds Defection

16:56 20.07.2013

Marussia Formula One team have found a powerful friend in Ferrari after signing a three-year engine deal with Italian constructor, but they were left in the lurch by veteran technical chief Pat Symonds. Chief executive Andy Webb sheds light on the team’s ambitions, their targeting of young Russian drivers and shares his feelings on Symonds' sudden exit.

Comments: 0 Tags: Andy Webb | Formula 1 | Jules Bianchi | Max Chilton | Marussia
Vadim Vasilyev (left) and Falcao

Interview: Monaco Target Champions League Place - Director

17:20 18.07.2013

AS Monaco sporting director Vadim Vasilyev answers R-Sport's questions about the club's transfer policy and targets for next season in France's Ligue 1, which they approach under the wing of billionaire owner Dmitry Rybolovlev and former Chelsea boss Claudio Ranieri.

Comments: 0 Tags: Claudio Ranieri | Dmitry Rybolovlev | Ligue 1 | Victor Valdes | Falcao | Hulk | Igor Akinfeev | AS Monaco
Paul Stewart

Referee Consultant Paul Stewart on Mission to Reform KHL

20:49 27.05.2013

In an interview with R-Sport Paul Stewart, an officiating and judicial consultant with the KHL, talks about some of the officiating improvements he saw over the course of the 2012-2013 season and some of the problems still plaguing referees in the six-year-old league.

Comments: 0 Tags: Paul Stewart | Alexander Medvedev | KHL
Valeri Nichushkin

Interview: Nichushkin Ready for Move to North America

17:38 23.05.2013

After proclaiming last month he had no intention of jetting Russia for North America after the NHL draft in June, 18-year-old prospect Valeri Nichushkin had become the source of much hand-wringing among NHL teams.

Comments: 0 Tags: NHL | KHL | Nikita Nesterov | | Traktor | HC Dynamo Moscow
Michael Garnett

Team Canada Goalie Michael Garnett Talks KHL

18:13 04.05.2013

A standout performance in this year’s playoffs and the league’s all-time record for wins by a goaltender, Michael Garnett of Traktor Chelyabinsk has established himself as one of the most respected goalies in Russia.

Comments: 0 Tags: KHL | IIHF Ice hockey world championship | Michael Garnett | Traktor | Canada
Sebastian Vettel

Interview: F-1 Driver Vettel Talks Sochi, Red Bull

12:54 23.04.2013

In a wide-ranging interview with R-Sport, three-time Formula One champion Sebastian Vettel, fresh off a win at the Bahrain Grand Prix a day earlier, talked development in the Black Sea resort city and his early success on this year's F-1 circuit.

Comments: 0 Tags: Formula 1 | Sebastian Vettel | Red Bull Racing
Anna Sidorova

Sidorova: I Fell Apart Under Pressure at Worlds

18:05 24.03.2013

The curling rink will be a battleground at next year’s Winter Olympics as hosts Russia try to force their way into the global elite of the women’s game in search of a first Olympic medal.

Comments: 0 Tags: Olympic Games 2014 | Anna Sidorova | Russia (women)
Sochi 2014

Just the Bells and Whistles Left for Sochi 2014 - Organizer

11:15 07.02.2013

Running 50 more test events and sprucing up the Olympic Park are the main concerns as Sochi 2014 enters the final straight.

Comments: 0 Tags: Dmitry Chernyshenko | Olympic Games 2014
Guus Hiddink

Hiddink: Anzhi’s About Football, Not Money

11:52 03.02.2013

Anzhi Makhachkala manager Guus Hiddink is at the forefront of a big-spending Russian revolution in European football.

Comments: 0 Tags: Guus Hiddink | Premier League (Russia) | UEFA Europa League | Willian | Anzhi Makhachkala
Dmitry Kombarov

Kombarov: No Limits to Perfection

19:45 16.01.2013

Dmitry Kombarov blossomed in 2012, starting the year as a promising youngster and ending it as Spartak Moscow captain.

Comments: 0 Tags: Fabio Capello | Dmitry Kombarov | Spartak Moscow
Tomas Lips (center) with Russia’s women’s curling team

Sochi is a Curler’s Paradise - Coach

20:23 02.12.2012

Thomas Lips says his arrival in Russia has heralded "a new era" for curling in a country whose freezing winters have yet to translate into success in the game known as chess on ice.

Comments: 0 Tags: Russia (women)

Russians Suited to Australian Open - Director

17:48 27.11.2012

Australian Open tournament director Craig Tiley reveals how the season's first Grand Slam is developing, the role Lleyton Hewitt has played in Australian tennis, and why the Russians tend to do well at Melbourne Park.

Comments: 0 Tags: Australian Open | Lleyton Hewitt | Maria Sharapova | Victoria Azarenka | Novak Djokovic | Nikolay Davydenko | Rafael Nadal

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1 Zenit St. Petersburg 10 26
2 CSKA Moscow 10 24
3 Dynamo Moscow 9 19
4 FC Kuban 10 19
5 FC Krasnodar 10 18
6 Terek Grozny 10 18
7 Spartak Moscow 10 17
8 Rubin Kazan 10 16

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