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Articles:

Sochi Winter Olympics 2014 - Medals and Winners (daily updates)
Russia-IC helps you to follow the results of your country at Winter Olympic 2014 Games in Sochi and celebrate each gained Olympic medal. We present daily updates of all medal winners and a general medal count for each nation.
--09-02-2014--
Sochi Winter Olympics 2014 - Calendar and Today's Events (daily updates)
It is now easier than ever to follow Winter Olympic Games in Sochi 2014 with our daily updates. This article will inform you about all important Olympic events and competitions which are set for today. Check it up daily and you won't miss anything interesting. There is also a big official calendar for all Olympic days.
--09-02-2014--
Russian Rugby: Making Progress in Recent Years
Most people don't even realise that the Russians have a rugby team. However, while they may not be one of the strongest international outfits in the world, the Russians do play and have even managed to reach a major tournament in the last couple of years. Our guest author Liam Riordan looks at the ups and downs of Russian rugby, wondering whatever the future holds for this sport.
--27-11-2012--
FC Anzhi Makhachkala: The Manchester City of Russia
Our guest author Liam Riordan looks at the success story of Russia's own "Manchester City". Only several years ago FC Anzhi Makhachkala were one of the small fish of Russian football, but now they are already regarded as an exceptionally powerful outfit.
--26-10-2012--
Russia at the Paralympic Games 2012 - Results
What can be a greater example of people's will for victory and achievement drive than the Olympic Games? Only the Paralympics as an amazing show of amazing people. This year has become the most successfull for Russian paralympic sportsmen concluding the London Games with a total of 102 medals and taking the second place in an unofficial medal count. We have gathered them all in our article: people, medals, sport disciplines, statistics. A real "Walk of Fame" for our dear sportsmen.
--12-09-2012--
Olympics 2012: Calendar and Today's Events (daily updates)
There is truly no such event in the world as the Olympic Games to hold so many different events at the same time. As it is not easy to follow them all, there is always a danger to miss something really interesting. Russia-IC will help you to watch the Olympics comfortably. Just stay with us and read our Olympic daily updates. This arcticle has the fullest calendar of all Olympic events and also a detailed list and description of Olympic finals for every day. The latest information is about August 12, follow our further updates!
--12-08-2012--
People from the Urals Region You Should Know
Summing up the month of the Urals region on our site, we want to present you the list of the most prominent and famous Ural people, who was born or spent most of their life there. This list will help you to navigate among many talented Russian people and find the person, you want to learn more about.
--05-10-2011--
"Live Fast, Die Young" - 10 Russian Celebrities Gone Too Soon
They weren't able to stay in this world a little longer. But their short life was full of events and achievements. They enriched Russia with their talents and remained in history and people's memory. There is a list of 10 young Russian celebrities who died being below the age of 30, inclusive.
--29-08-2011--


News:

Russia Loses to USA in Hockey at Worlds
The first defeat after two big victories came to Russian national hockey team this evening, when the Americans gained a 4-2 win over Russia at the 2015 World Hockey Championship in the Czech Republic.
--04-05-2015--
Four Russian Hockey Players to Take Part in 2015 NHL All-Star Game
Alexander Ovechkin, Evgeny Markin, Vladimir Tarasenko and Sergey Bobrovsky have been included into the list of 36 hockey players who will play in 2015 NHL All-Star game on January 25, in Columbus, Idaho.
--16-01-2015--
Russian Figure Skaters Are Third After Worlds Short Program
Russian figure skaters Ksenia Stolbova and Fyodor Klimov have become the third after the short program at the 2014 World Figure Skating Championships in Saitama, Japan.
--26-03-2014--
Paralympics 2014: Russia Wins Gold and Silver in Cross-Country Race
Russian paralympic athlete Elena Remizova won a race containing just four athletes to take gold in the womens 15km cross-country ski event for visually impaired athletes.
--11-03-2014--
Russia Drawn to Group G for the UEFA Euro 2016 Football Competition
The Euro 2016 qualifying draw took place on February 23, in the Acropolis Convention Center in Nice, France. All the competing countries got to know their opponents for the qualifying stage.
--24-02-2014--
Russias Reshetnikov World's Champion in Men's Saber
Russias Veniamin Reshetnikov beat compatriot Nikolay Kovalyov 15-13 to grab gold in men's saber at the 2013 Fencing World Championships taking place in Budapest.
--08-08-2013--
Fyodor Konyuknov Braves a Storm To Reach Terra Ferma
Fyodor Konyukhov and Viktor Simonov who are currently undertaking an expedition from Karelia via North Pole to Greenland plan to reach terra ferma as soon as possible, under being caught in the arctic storm.
--23-05-2013--
Sports Units to Be Reunited in Russian Army
Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko has hailed the arrival of the first all-athlete military units since Soviet times as a part of the strategy for the development of sport and the state.
--20-05-2013--
Visa-Free Entry To Russia For Sports Delegations
Ahead of multiple sportive events in Russia the visa-free entry has been granted to sports delegations that enter the country to take part in competitions.
--13-05-2013--
Helicopter Golf Tournament In Moscow This Weekend
Russians never cease to amaze: a helicopter golf tournament will be held in Moscow this weekend.
--14-03-2013--
Russian Parliament Passes Match-Fixing Bill in 1st Reading
On Tuesday, the Russian State Duma, the lower house of the Russian parliament, passed in the first reading the bill providing for the toughening of punishment for match-fixing.
--13-03-2013--
Russian Gymnastics Star Announces Retirement
Two-time Olympic champion, Yevgenia Kanaeva, has announced her decision to stop taking part in competitions after being elected the vice-president of the All-Russian Rhythmic Gymnastics Federation.
--05-12-2012--
Football Tickets Sold By Passport: 61 Per Cent Of Russian Support the Idea
61 per cent of Russian football fans support the idea that football tickets must be sold by passport. The idea was put forward by the Russian Premier League Committee. The new rule comes in force on November 30, 2012.
--29-11-2012--
Adygea Continues Developing Its Skiing Facilities
Adygea continues developing the skiing facilities at Lagonaki ski resort that is expected to successfully compete with the famous Krasnaya Polyana resort in the Russian Caucasus.
--24-11-2012--
Russian Pupils Will Have Golf, Chess And Bridge Classes At Schools
As of 2013, school students in Russia may be able to learn to play chess and golf as part of their curriculum. Chess and bridge are offered as non-mandatory subjects, to stimulate intellectual development of Russian pupils. And golf is expected to steer the popularisation of this sport in Russia.
--14-11-2012--
Russian Tennis Queens Win Moscow Doubles
Russian tennis players Ekaterina Makarova and Elena Vesnina were victorious in an all-Russian final women's doubles to win the Kremlin Cup on Sunday.
--22-10-2012--
Russia to Play Azerbaijan For World Cup Qualifier
Russias football team believe that breaking Azerbaijans well-organized defense will be the hardest aim in the match on Tuesday, October 16.
--16-10-2012--
Russia Wins Over Portugal in World Cup Qualifier
On Friday, Russian football team defeated Portugal 1-0, the only strik in the match was made by Alexander Kerzhakov on the 6th minute.
--13-10-2012--
Fabio Capello Suffers From Cyrillic Alphabet
Showing good results on the pitch, new Russia's national team coach, Fabio Capello, confesses the Russian language is the biggest problem for him now.
--10-10-2012--
Russia Plans to Hold Summer Olympics after 2020
Russia wants to file an application for holding the Summer Olympic Games after 2020, Aleksandr Zhukov, the countrys Olympic Committee president, says.
--08-10-2012--
Skydiving Record Cost Russian Parachutist Her Life
A Russian skydiver Irina Sinitsyna died from injuries after an attempt to set a world record jump in California.
--03-10-2012--
FIFA Sets Russia above Brazil
Russia overtook Brazil in the latest FIFA world rankings published on in the organization's official website on Wednesday.
--03-10-2012--
'Hot.Cool.Yours.' - 500 Days Before Sochi Olympics
On Tuesday, Sochi celebrated 500 days until the opening ceremony of Russias first Winter Games, saying the city is more than 70 percent ready to host the Games.
--26-09-2012--
Russian Bakhtin Defeats Gasca on Points for IBO Title
On Tuesday night, Russian boxer Alexander Bakhtin scored an assured points win over Filipino Roli Gasca to take the vacant IBO super bantamweight title.
--19-09-2012--
Russian Women Win Chess Olympiad Gold
Russian womens team have triumphed at the World Chess Olympiad in Istanbul, Turkey. Men's competition has brought Russia silver.
--11-09-2012--
FC Zenith Bids Farewell To Their Oldest Fan, Regina Donde
A 103-year-old Regina Donde died in St. Petersburg. She was the oldest FC Zenith fan, having fallen in love with football in 1929.
--10-09-2012--
Most Successful Paralympics in Russian History
Russian paralympi sportsmen have concluded the London Games winning a total of 102 medals and taking the second place in an unofficial medal count.
--10-09-2012--
Russian Paralympic Sportsmen Continue Receiving Medals
On Monday, September 3, Russia's Paralympic archers swept the whole podium in the men's standing category, but they weren't the only Russian sportsmen to bring medals that day.
--04-09-2012--
Three Gold Medals For Russian Paralympians In London
Russian paralympic sportsmen have brought three gold medals to the Russian coinbox at the start of the Paralympic Games in London.
--31-08-2012--
Croatian Media: Sergei Ovchinnikov Committed Suicide
The Croatian media confirmed, according to Kommersant tabloid, that Sergei Ovchinnikov, the coach of Russian female volleyball team Dynamo, committed suicide by hanging himself in the hotel room. He was 43.
--29-08-2012--
Russian Zaripova and Chicherova Prove Olympic Medals
Newly crowned Olympic champions Yulia Zaripova and Anna Chicherova have proved their superiority at Stockholm's 10th meeting of the Diamond League.
--21-08-2012--
Russia Is a New Judo World Power?
Tagir Khaibulaev has claimed Russia's third gold in London, in judo again! But that was not the end of the medal shower for Russian Olympic team.
--03-08-2012--
Russia Continues Gaining Olympic Medals
Saturday, the fifth day of the Olympic Games in London, brought good news from Russian fencers, cyclists and synchronized divers.
--02-08-2012--
Russian Olympic Team Won New Medals
The fourth day of the Olympic Games in London has become a hard battle for medals with several winners from Russia.
--01-08-2012--
Russia Wins the Second Olympic Gold in Judo
Another Russian Judoka, Mansur Isaev, has won the second golden medal for Russia today in London.
--30-07-2012--
Sunday Brings Russia Three Olympic Medals
July 28, the second Olympics day, was marked by Russia's fencer, cyclist and swimmers team to bring a bronze medal each.
--30-07-2012--
Russia Receives the First Olympic Gold in Judo
On Saturday, Russian judoka Arsen Galstyan won his country's first Olympic gold medal in London, beating Japan's Hiroaki Hiraoka in the 60kg final.
--30-07-2012--
Russian Basketball Star Returns to NBA
Russian Olympic Basketball Team's leader, Andrei Kirilenko, has decided to return to the NBA for the next season.
--25-07-2012--
Gazprom Becomes Chelsea Sponsor
Russian energy giant Gazprom and reigning European club champions Chelsea have signed a three-year sponsorship deal.
--19-07-2012--
Russian Football Premier League Is Ranked the 53rd Strongest
The Russian Premier League's calendar change has seen it drop to 53rd in the annual rankings of the world's strongest football championships.
--18-07-2012--
Former Real Madrid Coach to Work in Russia
Italian Fabio Capello is confirmed to be the new Russian football team's head coach, the Russian Football Union said Monday.
--17-07-2012--
FC Rubin Beat Zenit for Russian Super Cup
On Saturday, July 16, Rubin Kazan won the season-opening Russian Super Cup, beating league winners Zenit St. Petersburg 2-0.
--16-07-2012--
Sharapova to Carry Russia's Banner at Olympics Opening Ceremony
Russian tennis player Maria Sharapova will become the first female athlete to carry Russia's banner at the opening ceremony of the Olympic Games in London.
--13-07-2012--
Russia Announced Plans for Olympic Games in London
Russia plans to win 25 gold medals at the London Games, the country's Olympic committee president Alexander Zhukov has said.
--11-07-2012--
Maria Sharapova Is in Roland Garros Finals
On Thursday, Maria Sharapova reached her first French Open after a straight-sets win over world No.4 Petra Kvitova from Czech Republic 6-3, 6-3.
--08-06-2012--
Russian Hockey Legend Dies
Ice hockey player Vladimir Krutov, a star forward for the Soviet team at three Olympic Games, has died at the age of 52.
--07-06-2012--
Bike and Roller Skating Tours to be Held in Moscow
Bike and roller skating tours will be organized on the territory of VVTs. Tourists will be able to learn about the history of the famous public park and exhibition space in Moscow.
--30-05-2012--
Russian Fight Legend Becomes Sports President
Mixed fight legend, Fyodor The Last Emperor Emelianenko has become the president of the newly established Russian MMA Union.
--29-05-2012--
Russians to Play Hockey on Aircraft Carrier
Russian VHL hockey league plans to hold a regular-season match on a working Russian Navy aircraft carrier.
--29-05-2012--
Russia Wins World Hockey Title
Russian hockey team has defeated Slovakia in the World Championships final, 6-2, and has gained the third ice hockey world title in five years.
--21-05-2012--
Government: Alcohol Is Incompatible With Olympic Values
"Alcohol and Olympics values are incompatible", said a Government official commenting on the alcohol ban for the members of the Olympic support team and Bosco di Ciliegi (that provide team outfit) at the upcoming London Olympics-2012 and forthcoming Games in Sochi in 2014.
--21-05-2012--
Russia To Play Slovakia In the Hockey Championship Final
In a dramatic turn of events, Slovakia topped the Czech hockey team and reached the final where it will play Russia.
--20-05-2012--
Russian 'Red Machine' Crushes Denmark
The Russian hockey team continue their perfect run at the Hockey World Championships in Finland and Sweden, defeating Denmark 3-1.
--11-05-2012--
Russian Hockey Team Win Over Germans 2-0
On Tuesday, Russia team scored a 2-0 win over Germany in the hockey world championships in Stockholm, the third-straight victory of the Russians within the tournament.
--10-05-2012--
Russian Legendary Football Club to Change Its Leader
The head coach of a Spartak Moscow football club, Valery Karpin, will leave his post after the end of 2011/12 football season.
--04-05-2012--
Golden Belts For Best Russian Fighters
Best Russian athletes in different types of martial arts have been honored at the Golden Belt award ceremony in Moscow.
--03-05-2012--
Dick Advocaat to Leave Russian Football Team This Year
On Monday Dick Advocaat said he would step down as coach of the Russian national team in July after Euro 2012.
--02-05-2012--
Dynamo Moscow Hockey Club Wins Gagarin Cup
Dynamo Moscow has won the Gagarin Cup for the first time, in the deciding match against Avangard Omsk 1:0.
--26-04-2012--
Russian Sport to Lessen Foreign Workforce
Russian Health and Social Development Ministry has announced a 25% quota on foreign athletes for professional sports clubs.
--19-04-2012--
First Gagarin Cup Puck to Fly to Space
The ceremonial first puck in today's Gagarin Cup final series-opener will be sent to the International Space Station.
--13-04-2012--
Russia Successfully Ends European Figure Skating Championship
Russian team gained two silver medals at last week's world figure skating championships in Nice, one of them is the first medal of Russian female skater in seven years.
--04-04-2012--
Russia Fights Against Racism in Football
A special taskforce has been launched to tackle racism in Russian football, following a "banana scandal" involving Anzhi defender Christopher Samba.
--27-03-2012--
First Female Referee Is Appointed For Men's Match
For the first time in Russian football history, a female referee will preside over a mens reserve game between CSKA Moscow and Lokomotiv Moscow.
--23-03-2012--
Great Moscow Derby Ends With CSKA's Win
CSKA Moscow football club has defeated its main rival, Spartak Moscow, 2:1 and so returned to winning ways in the Russian Premier League.
--20-03-2012--
Chess Crown for Russian Queen
Russian smart and beautiful ladies amaze Europe. Russian chess master has become the new European womens individual chess champion.
--16-03-2012--
Russian Legendary Pole Vaulter Hits the Top Again
After three years without gold at the World Athletics Championships, Elena Isinbayeva has finally took the first place at the World Indoor Athletics Championships in Turkeys Istanbul.
--12-03-2012--
Yelena Isinbayeva Sets New World Record
On Thursday, renowned Russian athlete Yelena Isinbayeva set her new world indoor pole vault record, clearing 5 meters 1 centimeter at the XL Galan meet in Stockholm.
--24-02-2012--
Russians Are Best in Beach Soccer Again
Northern climate can's stop warm hearts. Russian team confirmed their status as kings of a beach soccer, winning the European Cup in Moscow.
--20-02-2012--
Presidential Elections Can Leave Fans Without Football
Russia's Interior Ministry has ordered the Russian Football Premier League to cancel all Moscow matches that would coincide with March 4, the day of presidential election.
--15-02-2012--
Russian Tennis Player Struggles For the Top
According to the recent WTA tennis rating, Maria Sharapova has become the World 2 tennis player.
--13-02-2012--
Kind Hearts Struggle Towards Sochi
Two years before the 2014 Sochi Olympic Games, Russia starts selection of candidates for volunteers.
--08-02-2012--
Record Award Fee for Russian Olympic Winners
The Russian government will give awards of $130,000 to Russian athletes who win a gold medal at the 2012 London Olympics.
--06-02-2012--
Evgeny Pluschenko Wins His Seventh European Title
Having landed on the second spot following a short program, Evgeny Pluschenko stormed ahead of other contestants to secure the seventh European Champion title for himself.
--01-02-2012--
Astrakhan Camels Will Bring the Olympic Torch to Sochi
The Head of the Astrakhan Region has come up with a creative idea for the Olympic Flame transfer through his region on the way to Sochi. The torch will be transferred as part of camel races, a traditional sportive activity in the region.
--31-01-2012--
Russian Figure Skaters Take Sheffield By Storm
Russian figure skaters have taken the Sheffield Figure Skating Championship by storm, occupying the entire pedestal. Evgeny Pluschenko won a Silver medal.
--27-01-2012--
Russian Youth Olympic Team Heads the List of Medalists
Russian Youth Olympic team now holds the first place on the number of medals at the Youth Olympics 2012 in Innsbruck.
--18-01-2012--
Russian Youth Olympic Team to Compete for Medals
On Wednesday, Russian Youth Winter Olympic team has left for Innsbruck, Austria, for the first ever Youth Olympic Winter Games, to take part in almost every sport discipline.
--13-01-2012--
Russian Football Player is Named a Sportsman of the Year
All-Russian Public Opinion Research Center has revealed results of the latest opinion poll in which Russian people expressed their opinion about the most notable Russian sportsmen in 2011.
--11-01-2012--
Russian Hockey Team Stumbled Over Sweden
Early this morning, Russian youth hockey team has broken its straight the gold medals by losing to the Swedes at the World Junior Hockey Championship in Canada.
--06-01-2012--
Fyodor Emelianenko Gives New Year Gifts to His Russian Fans
Russian fighter Fyodor Emelianenko has made a knockout win over Japanese Satoshi Ishii in the main event of the Dream: New Year 2011 in Tokyo, on December 31.
--02-01-2012--
The Best Russian Sportsmen of the Year are Announced
Top-10 Russian sportspeople for 2011 have been announced by the Russian Federation of Sports Journalist, which founded the "Silver Doe" award.
--28-12-2011--
Russian Biathlon Team is Best in Mixed Rally
On December 18, Russian biathlon ream won gold medals in the mixed rally at the World Cups third stage in Hochfilzen, Austria.
--19-12-2011--
"Newborn" Lokomotiv Team Wins its First Game
On Monday, a new Lokomotiv Yaroslavl hockey team went to the ice for the first time since the terrible plane crash in September 2011 that wiped out the entire team and coaches.
--13-12-2011--
"Group of Life" for Russian Football Team
On Friday, December 2, a draw ceremony for the Euro 2012 finals brought Russia a very successful result.
--07-12-2011--
Russian Legend Boxer Proves His Superiority
On Sunday, Russian famous boxer and MMA legend Fyodor Emelianenko earned a victory over American Jeff Monson in the main event of M-1 Global: Fyodor vs. Monson.
--22-11-2011--
Unique Sochi Trampolines Are at the Final Stage of Construction
A complex of unique ski trampolines - K-125 and K-95 - is now at the final stage of construction, undertaken by the German company, CeramTec-ETEC.
--10-11-2011--
Russian Boxer Wins WBA Cruiserweight Belt
On Friday, Russian boxer Denis Lebedev won over three division world champion James Lights Out Toney in Moscow and so became the winner of the WBA cruiserweight belt.
--07-11-2011--
Russia to Send the Olympic Flame into Space
Russia plans to make the longest Olympic flame relay ever for the Sochi Olympic Games in 2014, setting several world records.
--02-11-2011--
New Figure Skating Star Wins at Skate Canada
Russian 14-year-old figure skater Elizaveta Tuktamysheva has won the ladies' competition at Skate Canada, which was her debut Grand Prix appearance.
--01-11-2011--
Fulham FC Considers Buying Pavel Pogrebnyak
London's Fulham FC is on a hunt for a strong forward - and they may buy Russia's Pavel Pogrebnyak who is currently playing for Stuttgart.
--26-10-2011--
Russians Won Gold at 2011 World Fencing Championship
Russians won gold medals in mens saber team event at the 2011 World Fencing Championship, held in Italys Catania between October 8 and 16.
--18-10-2011--
Russia Passes to the Finals of the UEFA European Championship
On Tuesday Russian national football team defeated Andorra 6-0 and so secured passage to the finals of Euro 2012 as Group B winners.
--12-10-2011--
Russia's Leading Ski Jumper Dies in Car Crash
Pavel Karelin, the 21-year-old leader of the Russian national ski jumping team, died in a car crash early on Sunday, his personal coach said.
--10-10-2011--
Russian World Champion Named European Athlete of the Year
Russias world champion 800 meter runner Maria Savinova has been named European woman-athlete of the year. This information came from the official site of the European Association of Athletics.
--04-10-2011--
Andrei Kirilenko Returns to CSKA Moscow from Utah Jazz
After 10 years at Utah Jazz, the Russian basketball star Andrei Kirilenko returns to CSKA Moscow where he played in 1998-2001.
--04-10-2011--
Awards for Paralympic Sportsmen
On Tuesday, at the third annual Elena Mukhina National Awards, four-time Paralympic skiing champion Irek Zaripov of Russia has taken the major prize.
--03-10-2011--
Russian Rhythmic Gymnast Wins All Gold Medals
Russias rhythmic gymnast star Yevgenia Kanaeva has become three-times World Champion in all-round event, having grabbed all gold medals available to date at the 2011 World Rhythmic Gymnastics Championships in the French Montpellier.
--26-09-2011--
Extreme Sports for Ural Teenagers
A park of extreme sports will be opened on the 1st of October in Kamensk-Uralsky city, Sverdlovsk region, according to the press service of the city's administration.
--23-09-2011--
Russian Grand Master Wins Chess World Cup 2011
Russian Peter Svidler has won the FIDE Chess World Cup 2011 in the Siberian city of Khanty-Mansiysk, beating his main contender Russian Alexander Grischuk in the final.
--20-09-2011--
Russia Debutes against the U.S. in 2011 Rugby World Cup
Seeded in 2011 Rugby World Cup Pool C, Russia has played an historical match against the United States in Yarrow Stadium, New Plymouth, in New Zealand.
--15-09-2011--
UEFA Champions League Logo Is Defended by Rospatent
The Russian Federal Service for Intellectual Property, Patents and Trademarks has upheld a complaint from the UEFA in the plagiarism dispute concerning the famous symbol of the Champions League - a soccer ball composed of stars.
--15-09-2011--
Russian Girl Raises Bar of 70 kilos for Guinness Book
12-year-old schoolgirl Maryana Naumova soon will find herself in the Guinness Book of Records as she has become the first girl under 15 years to bench press an incredible 70 kilograms.
--13-09-2011--
One of the Plane Crash Survivors Dies in Hospital
Russian "Lokomotiv" hockey player and one of the only two survivors of last week's plane crash, Alexander Galimov, has died in hospital, reported by hospital officials.
--12-09-2011--
Russian Team is the Best in Beach Soccer
In the final of the World Cup in Ravenna, Italy, Russian beach soccer team defeated Brazil champion team 12-8.
--12-09-2011--
World is Mourning over Perished Russian Hockey Team
Lokomotiv was a team of players from many nations and the grief is being shared throughout Europe.
--09-09-2011--
"The Darkest Day in the History of Russian Sport" - Latest Update
- Chelyabinsk region is the first to begin compensation payments. - Dmitry Medvedev visits the plane's crash site. - All 43 people's bodies are recovered. - Rosaviatsia have grounded all Yak-42s
--08-09-2011--
Yaroslavl Hockey Team Locomotive Perished in an Air Crash Today
Aircraft Yak-42 with the famous hockey team "Locomotive" (Yaroslavl) on board crashed right after its departure from a local Yaroslavl airport.
--07-09-2011--
Nizhniy Tagil's Sportswoman is the Fastest in the World
The member of the "Uralvagonzavod"'s sports club "Sputnik" ("Satellite") Maria Savinova has become a world champion in track and field athletics.
--05-09-2011--
Russian Super Heavyweight Boxer Becomes the World Champion
On Saturday, Russian boxer Alexander Povetkin won the title of world champion among super heavyweight boxers, according to the World Boxing Association.
--29-08-2011--
Kazan Picks up the Baton from Shenzhen
Russia has officially assumed the mantle of holding the next Summer University Games in Kazan in 2013.
--25-08-2011--
Two Chess Kings to Fight for the Crown in Moscow
The match between World Champion Viswanathan Anand (India) and his official challenger Boris Gelfand (Israel) will be held at Skolkovo in May 2012, Chess Federation President Kirsan Ilyumzhinov said Tuesday.
--16-08-2011--
Zvonareva Becomes World No. 2
Russias famous tennis star Vera Zvonareva has claimed to the second spot in the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) Rankings.
--15-08-2011--
Russian Skydivers Break Formation Record
Russian skydivers have broken the national record for the largest connected free-fall formation when 186 people joined in the air.
--12-08-2011--
Roberto Karlos Defends Yuri Zhirkov from Russian Fans
On Thursday the famous Brazilian wingback Roberto Carlos criticized fans of the Russian national team for their hostile reception of Yury Zhirkov during Russia's 1-0 defeat of Serbia on Wednesday.
--12-08-2011--
Olympic champion Anton Sikharulidze married oligarchs daughter
An Olympic figure skating champion Anton Sikharulidze and a 84- Forbes- rated Russian oligarchs daughter Yana Lebedeva registered their marriage secretly at a Moscow registry office last week.
--08-08-2011--
Tennis Player Marat Safin to Fight for State Duma Place
The Russian tennis player and former World No. 1 tennis player Marat Safin, who is taking part in primaries in Nizhny Novgorod Region, will strike to develop sport culture among Russians.
--05-08-2011--
The Coach of Russian Chess Team has Tendered his Resignation
Yevgeni Bareev, the head coach of Russian national chess, team has tendered his resignation because of the failed performance of the Russian team on the World Championship.
--02-08-2011--
Russia has got to Group F with Portugal at the World Cup 2014
Russia has got to Group F with Portugal at the World Cup 2014 due to the draw held on Saturday in Rio de Janeiro. The Russian team has chances to reach the finals.
--01-08-2011--





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