Russia to consider vaccinating Euro 2020 staff against COVID-19

Soccer Feb 12, 2021

Russia to consider vaccinating Euro 2020 staff against COVID-19

Russia is considering whether to vaccinate staff working at European Championship soccer matches in St. Petersburg this year against COVID-19, the head of the local organizing committee said on Thursday. St. Petersburg is set to host four matches, including a quarterfinal, at the 24-nation tournament ...

Russian protesters released from custody vow to fight on

World Feb 11, 2021

Russian protesters released from custody vow to fight on

The time in prison has done little to quench Ruslan Krasnikov's thirst for change at the helm of Russian government — and to fight for it through street protests. "The protests will continue. People have suffered injustice," he said Wednesday outside a detention center where ...

Russia's doping ban for Tokyo Games finalized

Olympics Feb 3, 2021

Russia's doping ban for Tokyo Games finalized

Russia's ban from the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games was finalized Tuesday after neither the World Anti-Doping Agency nor Russian authorities appealed a decision by the Court of Arbitration for Sport that bars the country from international competition until December 2022. WADA handed Russia a ...