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1. Russia's Yellow Card

Ex-captain of the Russian national soccer team speaks out against the invasion of Ukraine despite potential consequences.

Tags: dissent, sports, war in ukraine, Soccer
2. Match Point?

Russia's war in Ukraine invades Wimbledon tennis courts.

Tags: sanctions, britain, sports, war in ukraine
3. The Toughest Sanction

Putin has been stripped of two martial arts honors in response to his invasion of Ukraine.

Tags: Ukraine, sanctions, sports, putin
4. No War Please

Russian tennis player Andrey Rublev writes a "no war please" message on a camera after a match. 

Tags: sports, international relations, conflict, vladimir putin, Ukraine, war
5. Bronze, Silver, & GOLD

The Russian Olympic Committee has won 26 medals in the Beijing Winter Olympics of 2022. 

Tags: china, winter sports, medals, sports, olympics
6. The P.P.P (Professional Panda Predictors)

Two panda bears at the Moscow Zoo have predicted the winners of this year's Olympic Winter Games.

Tags: sports, china, olympics, moscow zoo, Moscow, bear
7. An Unofficial Open to the Winter Olympics?

“I consider the Tomsk Winter Olympic Games open!”

– Viewers joke as a man chases after his escaped plastic bathtub in the city of Tomsk.
Tags: olympics, sports, tomsk, winter
8. On Being a Good Sport

Good news for anyone with a solid right hook! The Russian Ministry of Sports has deemed fist fighting as an official sport. 

Tags: doping, athletes, athletics, sports, boxing, sport
9. That's Not the Team Spirit

"Because of e-sports, we are losing future great athletes who could become Olympic champions.”

– Svetlana Zhurova, State Duma Deputy and Olympic Champion, commenting on the recent (sedentary) victory of the Russian cybersports group Team Spirit.
Tags: e-sports, team spirit, international, competition, video game, videogame, gaming, games, cyber, sports, cybersports
10. Ageless Youth

The new head of Yekaterinburg's youth commission is perhaps a little older than one might expect.

Tags: city, government, kids, sports, Yekaterinburg, health, childhood, youth

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