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Fun |  Sports |  02.09.22

Five Russians Reached US Open 3rd Round

Five Russians reached the third round of the US Open. The opponent of the first racket of the world, Daniil Medvedev, will be Wu Yibing from China (No. 174 of the world ranking). As specified, Karen Khachanov (31) will play with Briton Jack Draper (53), and Andrey Rublev (11), with the representative of Canada Denis

Fun |  Sports |  06.07.22

Russians and Belarusians Banned From Participation in European Table Tennis Competitions

The Executive Board of the European Table Tennis Union (ETTU) has decided to ban representatives of Russia and Belarus from participation in European club competitions in the 2022/23 season.  “The decision was made in accordance with the recommendations of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF), as well as in

Fun |  Sports |  13.05.22

Russian Football Clubs Appealed to CAS on Suspension From European Competitions

Russian football clubs have appealed to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) because of the suspension from European competitions.  On May 2, UEFA decided on the participation of Russian teams in tournaments in the 2022/2023 season. Russian football clubs were suspended from European competitions, and the national team was excluded from the League of

Fun |  Sports |  11.05.22

Wimbledon May Be Deprived Rating Points for Suspension of Russians

The Players’ Council of the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) wanted to deprive Wimbledon of rating points for the suspension of Russian and Belarusian athletes.  It is noted that, in addition to Wimbledon, other tournaments in the UK may lose ranking points. The Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) is ready to join this initiative. According to

Fun |  Sports |  06.05.22

Russian Daniil Medvedev Received Invitation for Tennis Tournament in Geneva

The second racket of the world, Russian tennis player Daniil Medvedev, received a wild card (special invitation) to participate in the Gonet Geneva Open tournament in Switzerland.   In addition to Medvedev, the tournament will feature, in particular, the current winner, Norwegian Casper Ruud (No. 7 in the ranking of the Association of Tennis Professionals) and

Fun |  Sports |  28.04.22

Roland Garros Won’t Suspend Russians and Belarusians From Tournament

The organizers of the ‘Roland Garros’ French Open Tennis Championship do not plan to suspend representatives of Russia and Belarus from participating in the Grand Slam tournament.   Thus, as noted in the article by RMC Sport, they will observe the principle of strict neutrality and will not follow the example of Wimbledon, where they decided

Ukrainian Tennis Player Demands Russian Athletes Be Subjected to Ideological Purity Test

Ukrainian tennis player, Elina Svitolina, has demanded that Russian and Belarusian players be subjected to ideological purity tests before they are allowed to compete in international tournaments. The former world number three has insisted on a total ban on all Russian and Belarusian athletes if they fail the test.  “We noticed that some Russian and

Wimbledon to Ban Russian and Belarusian Tennis Players

The Wimbledon tennis tournament will ban Russian and Belarusian players from competing in response to Russia’s special military operation in Ukraine. According to Sportico, players of these nationalities will not be allowed to enter the tournament, regardless of their personal feelings about the situation in Ukraine.  As was previously reported, British Minister for Sport Nigel

Fun |  Sports |  08.04.22

International Luge Federation Lifted Sanctions Against Russians

The Arbitration Court of the International Luge Federation (FIL) has granted the appeal of the Russian Luge Federation and overturned the decision of the FIL Executive Committee on the temporary suspension of Russian athletes, coaches, specialists, and judges from participating in competitions under the auspices of the FIL, as well as on the prohibition of

Fun |  Sports |  22.03.22

Russian FC Zenit Entered Top 20 World’s Clubs by Revenue in 2020/21

The football club from St. Petersburg, Zenit, took 19th place in the list of football clubs in the world in terms of revenue in the 2020 season, thus it entered the top twenty, according to the Deloitte audit and consulting company.   According to the report of Deloitte, the total amount of Zenit’s income in the

Fun |  Sports |  11.03.22

Russia’s Khanty-Mansiisk to Host Paralympic Games

Russian organizers plan to hold Paralympic Games “We Are Together. Sports” in Khanty-Mansiisk between March 16 and 21, according to the head of the physical culture and sports of Yugra Sergey Artamonov.   The International Paralympic Committee announced a decision on March 4 to ban athletes from Russia and Belarus from their participation in the 2022

Fun |  Sports |  18.02.22

Russian Freestyle Skier Won Olympic Bronze

Russian freestyle skier Sergey Ridzik took third place in the ski cross-discipline at the Olympic Games in Beijing.  The first place in the final race was taken by Swiss Ryan Regez. His compatriot Alex Fiva finished second. The representatives of the Russian national team Kirill Sysoev finished at the 1/8 finals stage and Igor Omelin

Fun |  Sports |  17.02.22

Russian Figure Skater Won Olympic Gold in Beijing

Russian figure skater Anna Shcherbakova won a gold medal in women’s single skating at the Olympic Games in Beijing. According to the sum of the short and free programs, the athlete scored 255.95 points.  Another Russian athlete, Alexandra Trusova (251.73), won silver, and Japanese Kaori Sakamoto (233.13) won bronze. Russian Kamila Valieva, who was in