Two foreign journalists covering Russia 2018 World Cup have had run-ins with crime in Moscow.According to Russian publication, The Moscow Times, the journalists, one of them an American was reportedly stabbed and the other, a British reporter was drugged and then robbed.Russia has stepped up its campaign to hold a safe and secure football championship this summer with strict security measures that could remain in place after the football tournament wraps up this Sunday. The unnamed American journalist was allegedly stabbed during an altercation at a bar in Moscow, an anonymous law enforcement source told the state-run news agency, TASS, on Monday.A suspect was detained and the victim was treated for stab wounds, the news agency reported.Meanwhile, a BBC journalist was allegedly drugged and robbed late last week by assailants who were unlicensed taxi drivers, according to Russiaâ€™s RBC business portal.The journalist, a British citizen who came to Russia to cover the World Cup, reportedly lost consciousness inside a car after drinking a coffee offered to him by the driver and an accomplice.When he awoke near the Dynamo metro station in north Moscow, his cell phone and bank card were gone.RBC reports that Â£ 550 pounds ($729) were withdrawn from his account. The two suspects accused of robbing the BBC journalist were detained by police, and will be held in custody on theft charges until September 7, RIA Novosti reported.A BBC spokeswoman told the British tabloid Mirror that â€œthe member of staff was OKâ€ and had resumed work.Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegram
Writing in his 42.ie column John Kavanagh says they’ve learned lessons from the first fight in which the Dubliner choked out in the second round.Kavanagh says the difference in the second round was down to cardio, and a cardio issue is much easier to rectify than a skill one.The rematch between McGregor and Diaz takes place in Las Vegas on July 9th.
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CALGARY, A.B. – A day after 5 year-old Taliyah Marsman’s body was found, and her mother was killed earlier in the week, the families have released a statement through the Calgary Police Service expressing grief and sadness over the murders.“We all are feeling the most profound grief and sadness that stems from the inconceivable and senseless murders of both Sara Baillie and Taliyah Marsman, Sara’s daughter.At this point in time, we respectfully request that all media outlets respect the families’ privacy and direct all questions through the Calgary Police Service Public Affairs Media Relations Unit.Accordingly, the families would like to extend their gratitude to the Calgary Police Service (“CPS”), who have devoted countless resources of hours, dedicated men and women and technology. Although our hopes and prayers may not have been answered, we certainly in no way, shape, or form blame the CPS.In addition, to all those extended family members and friends far and wide and, of social media as well, all your words thoughts and prayers will continue to see us through these darkened times.The families will be providing, at a later date, timings for the memorial services for Sara and Taliyah.Advertisement Thank you.”46 year-old Edward Downey of Calgary has been charged with 2 counts of first-degree murder in the case. He remains in custody, pending his next hearing.- Advertisement –