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Fun | Sports  | 29.05.21

Russians Named Most Respected Athletes

Experts from the Romir research holding have compiled a rating of the top 10 athletes who are most trusted by Russians, RBC reports.  The rating was headed by the two-time European champion in rhythmic gymnastics Liasan Utiasheva. The Olympic figure skating champion Alina Zagitova is in the second place, and the world champion in cross-country

Recommended | Fun | Sports  | 17.04.21

Russians Won World Figure Skating Team Championship First Time

Anna Shcherbakova took first place in the free programme at the World Team Trophy in the singles competition, TASS reports. The tournament was held in Osaka, Japan. The 17-year-old figure skater scored 160.58 points. The second place was taken by the Japanese Kaori Sakamoto (150.29 points) and the third by the captain of the Russian

Fun | Sports  | 13.03.21

Russian Athletes Won Tennis Tournament in Doha

Russian tennis players, Andrey Rublev and Aslan Karatsev, defeated New Zealand’s Marcus Daniell and Austria’s Philipp Oswald in doubles in the final of the Association of Professional Tennis Players in Doha.  It is specified that the meeting ended with a score of 7:5, 6:4 in favour of Rublev and Karatsev. It is also noted that

Recommended | Fun | Sports | Beauty & Fashion  | 07.02.21

Siberian Experts Compiled Local Athletes Top List

According to studies, 31 per cent of Novosibirsk residents regularly go in for sports or fitness, and another 55 per cent of citizens try to lead a healthy lifestyle, VN.ru reports. Local experts decided to make the top 10 titled residents of Novosibirsk in the category of fitness bikini.  Elena Poddubetskaya is the official holder

Fun | Sports  | 09.12.20

WADA Politicized Again: More Russian Athletes Prevented from Competing

A total of six athletes from Russia and four from other countries were subjected to weightlifting sanctions based on WADA recommendations. It is noteworthy that only Russian athletes were not given any reason for any kind of doping for which they were rejected.  Russian athletes are accused of “using or attempting to use a prohibited

Recommended | Fun | Sports  | 24.11.20

Foreign Athletes Allowed to Invite Families to Russia

Relatives of foreign athletes who train and perform in Russia were allowed to enter the country, according to the order signed by the Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin. The order considers family members of foreign athletes, judges, coaches, and other specialists in the field of physical education.  It is noted that in August 2020, Russia

Recommended | Fun | Sports  | 28.09.20

Siberian Limit 2020: Novosibirsk Athletes Took Part in Hurdle Race

The ‘Siberian Limit’ race took place in the Bugrinskaya Roshcha park, where more than 130 Novosibirsk residents came to take part in an obstacle course, falling into mud, sleet, and crawling under a truck. Among the participants this year there are not only amateurs but also professional athletes. Overcoming the entire obstacle course takes no

Fun | Sports  | 21.05.20

Russian Wushu Championship Held Online During Quarantine

During the self-isolation regime, the Wushu Federation of Russia holds the Russian Wushu Championship in an online format, the press service of the Federal Centre for Sports Reserve Training reported.  The Russian Wushu Championship started on May 15 and lasted 6 days during which 542 athletes from 37 subjects of the Russian Federation took part in

Recommended | Fun | Sports  | 17.05.20

Russia Allowed Foreign Athletes Return to Country

The Russian government decided to cancel the restriction on the return of foreign athletes to the country. It is planned that this measure will help football clubs to resume their training, the Russian Government official website reports.  It is noted that in the near future, coaches and athletes with whom an employment contract has been

Recommended | Fun | Sports  | 22.04.20

Russian Athletes Give Home Workout Masterclasses

The online project ‘Home Training from Russian Athletes’ launched on April 22. It was organized by the Moscow Sports Department and Yandex.Efir. As it is specified, figure skaters Alina Zagitova, Aleksandra Trusova, Alena Kostornaya, biathlete Olga Zaitseva, and others have already become trainers who showed exercises that can be easily performed at home. Video with training

Recommended | Moscow | Insight  | 01.04.20

Serbian Athlete Helps Elderly Muscovites

Milan Miletich came to Moscow from Serbia, and now helps elderly neighbours. He is convinced that giving a helping hand to a person in need is very important.  Milan lives with his wife Sveta and son Nikola in the Moscow area of ​​Kuzminki. For several years, a Serbian athlete trained people for free in Gorky

Recommended | Fun | Sports  | 19.03.20

Moscow Athlete Broke Bruce Lee Record

The Moscow fitness trainer, Manvel Mamoyan, became the six-time holder of the Guinness World Record, VM.RU reports.   His path in sports began in Yerevan. From 10 years old he was engaged in judo, then he became interested in wrestling. Today, Manvel is a six-time champion of the Guinness Book of Records. Currently, the athlete is

Recommended | Fun | Sports  | 07.03.20

Russian Skater Won Gold at World Junior Championship

Russian athlete, Andrei Mozalev, took a gold medal at the World Junior Figure Skating Championships which were held in Tallinn. Andrei Mozalev received 160.78 points for the execution of an arbitrary program. By the sum of two programs, he scored 245.09 points and became the first. Another Russian athlete Petr Gumennik received 231.12 points and