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Epiphanny Prince is headed to Russia.
Paul Stastny had two goals and two assists, and Craig Smith added five assists to help the United States rout Russia 8-3 on Thursday in the world hockey quarterfinals.
Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin will join Russia's team at the ice hockey world championships in Finland.
Slovakia defeated the United States 4-1 at the ice hockey world championship on Tuesday.
In Iran, Olympic wrestling champion Jordan Burroughs felt like Justin Bieber, LeBron James and Tom Brady all rolled into one.
Veteran NHL coach Mike Keenan has signed a two-year contract to coach the Russian club Metallurg Magnitogorsk.
The United States, Canada, Russia and Switzerland clinched quarterfinal berths at the hockey world championships Sunday.
Reigning champion Russia lost for the second time in two days at the ice hockey world championships, going down 3-2 to Finland on Friday due largely to goalie Antti Raanta's 34 saves.
Defending world champion Russia was upset 2-1 by France at hockey worlds.
Victoria Azarenka lost her temper, broke her racket and argued with the chair umpire in an exit Wednesday from the Madrid Open, where she's been runner-up the last two years.
Russia got two late goals to beat the United States 5-3 in a hard fought game, while Canada scored four unanswered goals en route to a 7-1 rout of Norway on Tuesday at the ice hockey world championships.
Ilya Kovalchuk's hat trick led Russia to a 4-1 victory over Germany at the ice hockey world championships Sunday, and Switzerland stunned Canada in a penalty shootout to win 3-2.
The United States rallied from an early 2-0 deficit to beat Austria 5-3 in its opening game at the ice hockey world championship Saturday.
Georgia has confirmed it will take part in next year's Sochi Olympics in Russia.
The Russian track and field federation says Olympic discus silver medalist Darya Pishchalnikova has been banned for 10 years for doping and will be stripped of her medal.
Radek Stepanek of the Czech Republic beat seventh-seeded Mikhail Youzhny of Russia 6-4, 5-7, 6-4 Tuesday to advance to the second round of the BMW Open.