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· January, 2014

Stories about Sport from January, 2014

31 January 2014

Old Video of Official Slapping Chinese Tennis Star Li Na Goes Viral

China's sports system is notorious for its abuse of athletes.

29 January 2014

Blogger Unveils Sochi Corruption Website

RuNet Echo

Alexei Navalny joined the Sochi anti-corruption campaign this week, launching an interactive website outlining what he calls the true costs of the Olympic preparations in Sochi.

Sports as a Vector of Peace in Burkina Faso

28 January 2014

China Awards Tennis Champion Li Na With Six-Figure Prize

The Chinese local authorities’ decision to award 800,000 yuan to China's tennis superstar Li Na shortly after her triumph at the Australian Open has triggered criticism among Chinese netizens.

25 January 2014

Super Bowls: Olympic Toilet Humor

RuNet Echo

Are the "toilet-gate" conspiracy theorists correct in their paranoia? Does it even matter if they aren't?

22 January 2014

Who Bears the Cost of Russia's Olympics?

RuNet Echo

Accusations of corruption continue to plague Sochi Olympic preparations.

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