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March 23, 2001 | HELENE ELLIOTT, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Goaltender Nikolai Khabibulin, who sat out nearly two NHL seasons because of a contract dispute, surprisingly was among the first eight players named to the Russian Olympic team Thursday for the Salt Lake City Winter Games. Equally surprising, Detroit Red Wing forward Sergei Fedorov was not on the list. One executive of the Russian Hockey Federation said Fedorov will play in the Olympics but wanted to let other players have the honor of being named first.
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March 23, 2001 | HELENE ELLIOTT, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Goaltender Nikolai Khabibulin, who sat out nearly two NHL seasons because of a contract dispute, surprisingly was among the first eight players named to the Russian Olympic team Thursday for the Salt Lake City Winter Games. Equally surprising, Detroit Red Wing forward Sergei Fedorov was not on the list. One executive of the Russian Hockey Federation said Fedorov will play in the Olympics but wanted to let other players have the honor of being named first.
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April 4, 1998 | From Associated Press
The Davis Cup tie between the United States and Russia was thrown into turmoil Friday when spring thunderstorms swept through Atlanta, prompting postponement of the first two singles matches. The Russians balked at making up for the lost day with three matches today, because their best player, Yevgeny Kafelnikov, is playing both singles and doubles. Also, there's a chance the second Russian singles player, 18-year-old Marat Safin, might team up with Kafelnikov in doubles.
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April 7, 1998 | JENNIFER FREY, WASHINGTON POST
Jim Courier has never played in a Davis Cup tie that ended in defeat--let alone disaster--for his home nation, and the thought of suffering such an event had him laughing nervously in the middle of his match here Monday afternoon. The Americans' last hope for triumph in a first-round meeting with Russia, the U.S. veteran was getting sliced up by a baby-faced 18-year-old who had never played Davis Cup before this weekend, let alone won a match.
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April 7, 1998 | JENNIFER FREY, WASHINGTON POST
Jim Courier has never played in a Davis Cup tie that ended in defeat--let alone disaster--for his home nation, and the thought of suffering such an event had him laughing nervously in the middle of his match here Monday afternoon. The Americans' last hope for triumph in a first-round meeting with Russia, the U.S. veteran was getting sliced up by a baby-faced 18-year-old who had never played Davis Cup before this weekend, let alone won a match.
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April 4, 1998 | From Associated Press
The Davis Cup tie between the United States and Russia was thrown into turmoil Friday when spring thunderstorms swept through Atlanta, prompting postponement of the first two singles matches. The Russians balked at making up for the lost day with three matches today, because their best player, Yevgeny Kafelnikov, is playing both singles and doubles. Also, there's a chance the second Russian singles player, 18-year-old Marat Safin, might team up with Kafelnikov in doubles.
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