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  • RIA Novosti Roundup - Injured Olympic Wrestler Shot Himself; Sochi Halfpipe "Scary" Fast


    02/19/13

    (ATR) Around the Rings rounds up Russia's top stories in Olympic sport, courtesy of Sochi 2014 host news agency RIA Novosti.

    Bakhtiyar Akhmedov. (RIA Novosti)
    Injured Olympic Wrestler Shot Himself - Source
    A wounded Olympic wrestling medalist shot himself by accident with his own pistol, a source in the regional wrestling federation of Dagestan told RIA Novosti on Monday.

    Sochi Halfpipe So Fast its ‘Scary’ – Gold
    American snowboarding starlet Arielle Gold says the halfpipe for the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics is so fast "it's scary."

    IOC Tightens Anti-Corruption Rules for Sochi 2014
    The International Olympic Committee has approved new rules that force competitors to disclose any approaches to take part in betting scams or face lifetime bans.

    RIA Novosti Olympic Club to Become Multimedia Platform for 2014 Games
    The RIA Novosti Olympic Club (RIA OC), the launch of which was announced on Wednesday in Moscow, will be the international multimedia platform providing daily coverage of Russia's preparations for the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games.

    Published by special arrangement with RIA Novosti, host news agency of Sochi 2014 

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