‘Anti-doping officer personally initiated police raid without IBU authorization’ – Russian biathlon head Vladimir Drachev

Her actions which triggered a massive police investigation were not authorized by the International Biathlon Union (IBU) which was unaware of Fussek-Hakkarainen’s intentions. READ MORE: Italian police search surging Russian biathlete Loginov HOURS before race “I have just spoken with the…

‘Extremely concerning’: Russia’s Olympic Committee and diplomats file complaints over police raid on biathletes in Italy

The Russian Embassy in Rome demanded that Italy explain the reasons behind police searches conducted in the hotel rooms of Russian athletes on Saturday. The diplomats urged local authorities to guarantee all “necessary conditions” for Russians to train and participate…

China could expand its solar industry by 50% in 2020

According to the China Photovoltaic Industry Association forecast, China is set to see between 35 and 45 gigawatts in new installations in 2020. If the developers manage to reach the most optimistic figure, this would mean a 50 percent surge…

‘They took our rifles as if we were dangerous criminals’: Russian biathlete Loginov on Italian police raid

The unexpected search, which took place hours before the men’s relay race at the IBU World Championship, left the team in a state of shock, with Russian biathlon managers calling the raid an act of harassment. READ MORE: Italian police search…

No lawyer, no sleep, not even badges – Loginov’s teammate Garanichev describes early morning police raid ahead of relay race

Early on Saturday morning, Italian police showed up at the South Tyrol hotel where the Russian biathlon team is staying during the Rasen-Antholz leg of the 2020 IBU World Championships. They came to execute a search warrant for Russian biathlete…

No Chinese takeaway: Jiangsu Suning reveal bid to sign Gareth Bale fell through over Real Madrid’s fee demands

Head coach of Jiangsu Suning, Cosmin Olaroiu, said that his club was closing in on the signing of the Welsh international, but with a free transfer move seemingly agreed, the Spanish club’s last-minute decision to request a transfer fee for…

Wilder vs. Fury 2: Both fighters come in heavier for heavyweight championship rematch in Las Vegas (VIDEO)

Fury tipped the scale at a whopping 273 pounds, with Wilder coming in at 231, his heaviest-ever pre-fight weight, ahead of their hotly-anticipated rematch at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Saturday night. It was perhaps no surprise that Wilder…

Boeing buys parts for its spacecraft from private Russian firm

“Starliner uses a Power Converter Unit provided by Zao Orbita in Voronezh, Russia. It allows us to transfer power from Space Station to Starliner while docked,” the US aerospace giant said on Saturday, adding that the purchases are in full…

Dangerous debris found inside fuel tanks of around 35 new Boeing 737 MAX jets

Foreign object debris (FOD) was discovered inside the fuel tanks of around 35 new but undelivered jets belonging to the beleaguered 737 MAX series, the company’s spokesperson confirmed to media. Meanwhile, a source told Reuters that problems were found in…

Italian police search surging Russian biathlete Loginov HOURS before race

The search warrant served by police in Rasen-Antholz in South Tyrol, Italy where the competition is taking place targets Loginov and Russian team coach Alexander Kasperovich. Loginov told media that the investigators are acting on a tip from an official…