Russia, Germany hit gold early at Winter Paralympics

Winter-ParalympicsSochi, March 8 : Russia and Germany turned out to be early gold grabbers with both claiming a skiing title at the Winter Paralympics here Saturday.

Dortmund beat Zenit 4-2 in Champions League first leg

Dortmund-beat-ZenitSt. Petersburg, Feb 26 : The 2013 UEFA Champions League finalists Borussia Dortmund begun the knockout phase of the 2014 edition with a 4-2 away win over Russian club Zenit here.

Sochi closes Olympics in the glow of success

Sochi, Feb 24 - Russia has delivered a "spectacular" Olympics as the Sochi Winter Games closed Sunday night with the whole country basking in athletic achievements and compliments from the Olympic chief, reports Xinhua.

Sochi Olympics end, Russia tops medal tally

Sochi Olympics end, Russia tops medal tallyMoscow, Feb 24 - Ballet, circus acts and the classics of Russian literature and music were at the heart of Sunday's Sochi Olympics closing ceremony, leaving Russia, which dominated the medals standings, with a sense of accomplishment.

IOC confirms first Sochi Olympics doping case

Evi-Sachenbacher-StehleSochi, Feb 22 : The International Olympic Committee (IOC) Saturday confirmed the first doping case of the Winter Olympics as German biathlete Evi Sachenbacher-Stehle tested positive for a stimulant.


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