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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  | 29.12.21

Russian Biathletes Won Silver in Christmas Race

Russian biathletes won silver in the Christmas Race in Ruhpolding, Germany. The Russian team consisted of Matvey Eliseev and Evgenia Burtasova. They lost 56.8 seconds to the Austrians Lisa Theresa Hauser and Felix Leitner, who covered the distance in 32 minutes and 15.5 seconds. The bronze medal was taken by the representatives of the Czech

Fun | Sports  | 13.12.21

Russian Speed Skater Won World Cup in Canada

Russian speed skater who is also a World and European Championships medalist, Yevgenia Lalenkova, won the 1,500 metres in Division B at the World Cup in Calgary, Canada.  As specified, Lalenkova ran the distance in 1 minute 53.29 seconds. The second and third places were taken by representatives of the Netherlands Joy Beune (+0.21 seconds)

Fun | Sports  | 09.12.21

Russia Would Like to Hold Another Olympics

The Russian Minister of Sports, Oleg Matytsin, said that the country has an intention to hold another Olympic Games.  “Russia has plans to hold another Olympics, I always talk about it. We have a powerful sports power with a powerful infrastructure, with enormous experience in hosting major tournaments. Of course, we are interested — after

Recommended | Fun | Sports | Videos  | 06.12.21

Russians Won Davis Cup Third Time in History [Video]

The Russian national team won the Davis Cup for the third time in history, having won absolutely all team competitions. The first point was brought by Andrey Rublev, who defeated Borna Gojo with a score 6:4, 7:6 (7:5).  The moment @DaniilMedwed defeated Cilic 7-6(7) 6-2 to clinch a third Davis Cup title for RTF ⚪️??#DavisCupFinals

Events | Fun  | 30.11.21

All-Russian Student Competition Held in Sochi

The final of the first All-Russian contest “Tvoy Hod” (“Your Move“) of the presidential platform “Russia – Land of Opportunity” held in the Sirius Art and Science Park, Sochi, was attended by 1,000 students from 76 regions of Russia.   All finalists of their choice were divided into eight faculties: career, science, special opportunities, security, sustainable

Recommended | Fun | Sports  | 24.11.21

Russian Women’s Curling Team Won European Championship Match

Curling players of the Russian national team defeated the Italian team in the round-robin match of the European Championship, which takes place in Lillehammer, Norway, as reported on the team’s official VK community page.  The meeting took place on Tuesday, November 23, and ended with a score of 7:5 in favour of the Russians. Alina

Fun | Sports  | 23.11.21

Fistfight Officially Recognized as Sport Discipline in Russia

Bare-knuckle fighting is registered by the Russian Ministry of Sports as an official sports discipline, as reported by the Boxing Federation of Russia.  A fistfight is a fight in which two or more people hit each other with their fists and is usually done bare-handed. Although when practised as a sport, such fighting is referred to

Fun | Sports  | 08.11.21

Russian Tennis Team Won Billie Jean King Cup

A team of Russian tennis players defeated Switzerland and won Billie Jean King Cup, a major international team competition in women’s tennis which was held this year in the Czech Republic. In the first game of the final, Daria Kasatkina beat Jil Teichmann (6:2, 6:4).   Later in the day, Lyudmila Samsonova defeated Belinda Bencic (3:6,

Recommended | Fun | Sports | Videos  | 08.11.21

Russian Figure Skater Won Italian Grand Prix [Video]

Russian figure skater, Anna Shcherbakova, won the Grand Prix stage in Turin (Italy). She scored 236.78 points for two programmes. For the arbitrary programme with a quadruple flip, she got 165.05 points.   As specified, silver was won by the Russian Maya Khromykh (226.35 points) who jumped two quadruple toe loops in the free programme.

Fun | Sports  | 04.11.21

Russian Swimmer Took Gold in Short Course Swimming of European Championships

Russian athlete, Kliment Kolesnikov, won the gold medal at a distance of 50 metres on the back in the 2021 European Short Course Swimming Championships held at the Kazan Palace of Water Sports. The competitions are being held from November 2 to 7, 2021.    As specified, the 21-year-old Kolesnikov covered the distance in 22.47