Articles by Randal Smathers



Tikhonov, Last of an Era, Fired as CSKA Coach

Gulf War Vet Meets KGB Spy

Tolstykh Tenders Resignation as League Head

Hockey Stars Mutiny Over National Coach

In Baggy Shorts, They Conquered Britain

Russian Hockey Signs $15M Sponsorship Pact

Looping the Loop By Canoe in Canada

Athletes to Cash In at Atlanta

Unfinished Business, As Usual

Comebacks Mark 1995 In International Arenas

Sampras Show Pulls Out of Town With Cup

Davis Cup Hinges on One Decision

Russia, U.S. Teams Split Davis Cup Openers

Davis Cup Rivals Vie to Win Underdog Status

No. 2 Agassi Pulls Out of U.S. Davis Cup Team

Courier to Bolster U.S. Squad in Davis Cup Finals

Steeb Finesses Way to Kremlin Title

Kafelnikov, Rosset Advance to Semis

Rosset Coasts Into Kremlin Cup Third Round

Fragile Canadian Unity

Hot Races and Puzzled Faces as Baseball Playoff Nears

Russia Revives, Wins Spot in Davis Cup Finals

Becker and Stich Kick Start Germans

Russian Prodigy Wins Debut

Marathon, Fun Runs Set for City Holiday

Indurain Rides Circles Around Kremlin

Fight for Power, Money Hurts Russian Hockey

Friendly Visit by Flying Squad

Violent Times for Post-Soviet Sport

Somewhere Between Dancing and Fighting on Skates