Russia switch things up in training with a game of handball

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Leonid Slutsky's charges caused a stir by swapping sports during their preparations - A jovial ruse? A bit of fun? A clever warm-up routine?

Russia have been taking a break from their normal training regime, it seems.

Leonid Slutsky's side appeared to be giving the old legs a rest on Tuesday with an interesting new warm-up: handball.

The nation's participation at the Euros is under threat after being handed a suspended disqualification due to crowd trouble - could they be practicing a new sport just in case?

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