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Recommended  | 07.04.22

World Olympians Association Opposed Suspension of Russians and Belarusians

The World Association of Olympians (WOA) opposes the suspension of Russian and Belarusian athletes from international competitions.  “The WOA Executive Committee decided that the fundamental principles of Olympism as outlined in Principles 4 and 6 of the Olympic Charter should be always respected and that the right of athletes as individuals to participate in sporting

Fun | Sports  | 09.02.22

Russian Short-Track Athlete Won Olympic Bronze at 1,500 Metres Distance

Russian short-track athlete, Semyon Elistratov, won a bronze medal at the Olympic Games in Beijing at a distance of 1,500 metres. The winner of the gold award was Hwang Dae-heon from South Korea and the silver got Canadian Stephen Dubois.  Elistratov is an Olympic champion in the relay in 2014 and bronze medalist of the

Fun | Sports  | 20.01.22

Russian Athlete Won Individual Race at World Cup Pre-Olympic Stage

Russian biathlete Anton Babikov won the individual race at the seventh stage of the World Cup in the Italian Antholz. The athlete, who is included in the Russian national team for the Olympic Games in Beijing as a reserve, worked without misses on all four firing lines. He covered the distance of 20 kilometres in

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

Fun | Sports  | 31.08.21

Russian Athlete Won Gold in 100 m Breaststroke Swimming at Paralympics

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

Fun | Sports  | 27.08.21

Russian Female Athlete Won Gold in Swimming at Paralympics

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

Fun | Sports  | 26.08.21

Russian Athlete Won Gold in Paralympic Cycling

Russian athlete, Mikhail Astashov, won a gold medal at the Tokyo Paralympic Games in cycling at a distance of 3,000 metres, Vedomosti reports with reference to the Russian Paralympic Committee. It is specified that Astashov set a new world and Paralympic record for such a distance, 3 minutes 35.954 seconds. The athlete is already the

Fun | Sports  | 26.08.21

Alexander Kuzyukov Won First Gold for Russian Fencers at Paralympics

Russian athlete, Alexander Kuzyukov, won a gold medal at the Tokyo Paralympic Games in wheelchair fencing, TASS reports. In the final match, the Russian defeated the Brazilian, Jovane Guissone, with a score of 15:8.   It is noted that this gold medal was the first for Russian fencers at the Paralympics in Tokyo. The athletes competed

Fun | Sports  | 06.08.21

Russians Chose Most Interesting Sports at Olympics

Of the 27 disciplines for which Russian Olympians competing in Tokyo this year, swimming, artistic gymnastics, and rhythmic gymnastics turned out to be the most popular among Russian fans, as follows from the results of a survey conducted by specialists from the SuperJob job search service.  According to the survey results, the success of the

Fun | Sports  | 06.08.21

Russian Freestyle Wrestler Won Gold Medal at Olympics

The Russian athlete, Zaurbek Sidakov, defeated the representative of Belarus, Magomedkhabib Kadimagomedov, with a score of 7:0 in the final of the Olympic freestyle wrestling tournament in the weight category up to 74 kg, TASS reports. Bronze was taken by American Kyle Dake and Bekzod Abdurakhmonov from Uzbekistan.  It is clarified that the 25-year-old Sidakov

Fun | Sports  | 04.08.21

Russian Synchronized Swimmers Won Gold in Duets

Russian synchronized swimmers, Svetlana Romashina and Svetlana Kolesnichenko, won the duet competition at the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo with a score of 195.9079 points. The Chinese synchronized swimmers showed a result of 192.4499 points, and the Ukrainian athletes took bronze medals (189.4620 points).   It is noted that the Russian athletes had a hard time in

Russia International | Sports  | 02.08.21

IOC Records No Positive Doping Tests Among Russian Athletes

Today, on August 2, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has not registered any positive doping tests among Russian athletes at the Tokyo Games, Sputnik reports with reference to the IOC Spokesman Mark Adams. According to Adams, Russia has fulfilled 85 per cent of all recommendations.  It is noted that earlier, on Saturday, July 31, the