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World Cup final pitch invader in hospital; protest group claims he was poisoned

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Pyotr Verzilov was one of four members of the Pussy Riot protest group to invade the pitch during the 2018 World Cup final.

One of the protesters who invaded the pitch during the 2018 World Cup final is seriously ill and in hospital, members of the Pussy Riot protest band with whom he collaborated have claimed while suggesting he may have been poisoned.

Prominent anti-Kremlin activist Pyotr Verzilov, 30, staged a brief pitch invasion during the match between France and Croatia in Moscow on July 15 along with three women affiliated to the anti-Kremlin punk band and is the publisher of Mediazona, a Russian online news...

Russia winger Denis Cheryshev cleared in Spain doping probe

Spain's anti-doping agency has closed its investigation into Russia and Valencia winger Denis Cheryshev, who fell under suspicion after his father Dmitri told Russian media that his son had taken an injection containing "growth hormone" to treat an injury.

"The AEPSAD has closed the investigation, the decision has been communicated to the player, the Russian anti-doping agency and the World Anti Doping Agency [WADA]," a spokesman for the Spanish Agency for Health Protection in Sport, which is responsible...

Spain's anti-doping agency investigating alleged Denis Cheryshev injection

Spain's anti-doping agency AEPSAD has told ESPN FC it is investigating the growth hormone injection allegedly given to Denis Cheryshev by Villarreal.

Cheryshev, who scored four goals in five World Cup games for Russia as they reached the World Cup quarterfinals, denied taking a banned substance following remarks attributed to his father, Dimitri, in a Russian publication last year.

The publication reported Dimitri Cheryshev as saying Villarreal staff had administered the growth hormone to treat...