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KHL Has Big Money Trouble As Russian Economy Tanks

The Kontinental Hockey League has been propped up by Russian oil money since it began in 2007. Alexander Medvedev, Director General of Gazprom export has been the league president since day one. The biggest supporter of the KHL has been

Olympics

Sports Czars and the Olympics

Japan is getting ready for the 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympics by creating a cabinet position and an office to oversee the countdown to the Games. International events like the Olympics are under the aegis not of the local host

World Cup

FIFA Should Release Bribery Investigation Report

So how does a country get a sports event like Soccer’s World Cup? Apparently, the country has to give all sorts of guarantees that the governing body of the sports organization is treated like royalty. Some members of the

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FIFA World Cup Casual Fan Cheering Guide: Group H

It is the greatest sporting event in the world. March Madness has it’s fun each year, and the Olympic spirit is nothing to be scoffed at, but the majesty that is the FIFA World Cup cannot be matched by

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Russia Wins Gold in 500M Short Track

SOCHI, Russia (AP) — Viktor Ahn of Russia won Olympic gold in the 500 meters Friday, giving the short track star his seventh career medal in the only event he had never won at the games. Ahn rallied to

A view of the Sochi Olympic Park as the 2014 Winter Olympics get underway

2014 Winter Olympics: Sochi 2014 by numbers

Tonight you can watch the Opening Ceremony, 7:30 p.m.  on NBC. Sochi, Russia a seaside resort on the Black Sea welcome the world to the 2014 Winter Olympics. Lets go inside the numbers on these games: 30 - the cost

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US Draw Russia 2-2 In Sloppy Affair

Mix Diskerud scored his first international goal in the third minute of injury time

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Video: Michael Bradley Epic Goal vs. Russia

Michael Bradley just scored what was quite possibly the goal of the week with a volley from the top of the box