Ukraine-Russian
Economy

Sanctions could cost Russia 9% of GDP

Sanctions linked to the Ukraine crisis could end up costing Russia 9% of its gross domestic product, the International Monetary Fund said today.

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Sports

Extreme doping test results show athletes’ health at risk

Some of the readings from athletes’ blood tests leaked by a whistleblower for a report exposing suspected doping were so extreme they were “downright dangerous”, one of the experts cited in the report told Reuters on Monday.

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