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Meet Natalia Kuziutina – the Olympic judoka and 'woman who floored Putin' (PHOTOS)

By ethan / February 15, 2019

After spending a Sochi training session practicing flips and throws with Russian president, Olympic judoka Natalia Kuziutina has grabbed headlines. RT Sport gives you the lowdown on ‘the woman who floored Putin’. On Thursday, Vladimir Putin took time out from summit talks on Syria with to don his judo gown and sharpen his black belt […]

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Floyd Mayweather to make $80mn in 2019, plans to have 5 fights (VIDEO)

By ethan / February 15, 2019

Boxing great Floyd Mayweather plans to fight five more bouts similar to the money-spinning exhibition he took part in late last year against Tenshin Nasukawa in Japan, saying he could earn as much as $ 80 million by doing so. Mayweather, who renewed his official retirement after defeating Conor McGregor in what was, for now […]

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Khabib manager Ali Abdelaziz named as co-defendant in 'fighter poaching' lawsuit

By ethan / February 14, 2019

Management firm RusFighters LLC have named Khabib Nurmagomedov’s manager in a lawsuit against Bellator MMA fighter Vitaly Minakov, claiming he broke their contract by negotiating a new deal for the Russian heavyweight. Minakov, the undefeated former champion who makes his return to the Bellator cage this weekend against Cheick Kongo, is the principal defendant in […]

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‘Will they promote BDSM next?’ Russian PR manager sues Reebok over ‘face-sitting’ ad

By ethan / February 14, 2019

Russian PR manager Oleg Voronin has filed a lawsuit against Reebok Russia, claiming that the controversial “face-sitting” ad promotes “destructive ideas” and undermines moral principles. Voronin who is himself the head of a PR company called Glavpiar,  stressed in his lawsuit that the kind of promotion used by Reebok badly impacts the entire PR market, making […]

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'This is my home, I'll never leave': Ex-McGregor teammate makes Irish politics move with Sinn Fein

By ethan / February 14, 2019

Ex-mixed martial artist Paddy ‘The Hooligan’ Holohan, a former teammate of Conor McGregor, has confirmed he will represent republican party Sinn Fein, which has historical links to the Irish Republican Army paramilitary group. Holohan is a native of the Jobstown area of Tallaght in Dublin, an neighborhood known by locals for having a ‘rough’ reputation and […]

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‘We don't classify them as male': IAAF on female athletes with 'sexual development disorders'

By ethan / February 14, 2019

The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) has said that they officially do not classify female competitors with sexual development disorders as male, but stated they have an unfair advantage over women. The world athletics governing body said in a statement on Wednesday: “The IAAF is not classifying any DSD (Differences of Sexual Development) athlete as male. To […]

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