Russian figure skater Kamila Valieva won the Finlandia Trophy international tournament held in Espoo from October 7 to 10. Kamila has broken Alena Kostornaya’s world record for the sum of the short and free programmes. Kamila Valieva is 15 and the girl is already a world champion among juniors (the current season is her
Chelyabinsk resident, Tatiana Mandolina, took gold at the international bodybuilding tournament in Marbella, Spain. The woman won the IFBB Diamond Cup ‘Rafael Vera’. Despite the for the first time forgotten earrings and a bracelet, the Russian beat her rivals from other countries and managed to win the championship title. In mid-September, she won the
Ukrainian Boxer Lost Compatriots’ Support as Fight Broadcast Disrupted and He was Declared ‘Moscow Agent’
One of the most successful athletes in Ukraine won a victory last weekend that allowed him to take his career to the next level. However, none of the Ukrainian TV channels showed the fight of him, AiF reports. Alexander Usyk is an Olympic champion in London 2012, in the summer of 2018 he became the
The second online chess Olympiad ended with an unconditional victory of the Russian national team. In the final held on Wednesday, the Russian team did not leave any chances to the rivals from the United States, TASS reported. It is noted that the Russian national team won both match meetings with a score of 3.5:2.5.
Russian tennis player, Daniil Medvedev, became the 2021 US Open men’s champion on Sunday, September 12, after having defeated a top-ranked Serbian tennis player, Novak Djokovic, in three straight sets with scores of 6-4, 6-4, 6-4, RT reports. It is noted that the victory marks the very first US Open leadership for the 25-year-old athlete
Specialists of the SuperJob job search service conducted a study in the course of which they found out representatives of which professions are most often fond of sports and what kind of sports in particular. Most often, Russians called morning exercises their regular sports activity (26 per cent). Other 14 per cent are engaged in
A Russian athlete, synchronized swimmer, two-time Olympic champion (in Rio 2016 and in Tokyo 2020), 11-times World Champion, and 4-times European Champion, Vlada Chigireva, amazed her Instagram subscribers with a graceful underwater dance. In a short video, the 26-year-old athlete showed why she is usually called “a mermaid”. View this post on Instagram A
The Russian brave climber, Olga Koroleva, became the first Russian woman to conquer one of the most dangerous mountain peaks in the world, the Chogori Mountain, also known as K2, Mash reports in Telegram. It is noted that almost every fourth climber who tried to climb K2 never returned home. During the ascent, the expedition
The members of the Russian national beach soccer team defeated the Japanese at the 2021 FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup, Lenta reports. The wards of the coach, Mikhail Likhachev, became the best team in the world for the third time in history and in the 2021 final match with a score of 5:2. It
Russian athlete, Dmitry Chernyaev, took gold at the Summer Paralympic Games in Tokyo winning the final swim in the 100 m breaststroke, Izvestia reports. According to the rules, in this competition, athletes compete in the SB4 category among people who have coordination problems affecting all four limbs, or they can move their arms, but their
Russian athletes took seven first and one second place at the World Powerlifting Championships among juniors, sub-juniors, and veterans in Romania, Izvestia reports with reference to the President of the Russian Powerlifting Federation Igor Butusov. In total, Russian athletes have set five world records there. Russian athlete, Ilya Marichev, from Obninsk became the absolute
Russian para-athlete, Valeria Shabalina, won a gold medal at the Tokyo Paralympics in the 200-metre freestyle in the S14 class (category of athletes with intellectual disabilities), RIA Sport reports. The 26-year-old Shabalina is a Russian para-athlete, swimmer, multiple world and European champion, world record holder, Honoured Master of Sports of Russia, and now also a
A clock symbolizing the countdown to the start of the Volleyball Men’s World Championship has been launched on Manezhnaya Square in Moscow, TASS reports. It is specified that the World Cup will be held from August 26 to September 11, 2022. Today, August 26, is exactly one year before the start of the competition.