Jul 29 2014 - 19:52
19-year old Newcastle half-back Givi Todua is ready to play for the Russian football team, if he is offered such a job, ITAR-TASS cites the player as saying. "I was born in Moscow and moved to England only in 2007. Of course I would be happy to play for my native country," he said.
Jul 27 2014 - 19:17
British Prime Minister David Cameron does not support the idea of boycotting the 2018 World Cup scheduled to be held in Russia,
Jul 27 2014 - 16:12
British Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has joined calls for Russia to face the axe as hosts of the 2018 World Cup as part of tougher sanctions over the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over eastern Ukraine,
Jul 25 2014 - 11:10
Sochi has started the Yachting Cup dedicated to singer Vladimir Vysotsky for cruise yachts and Zoom 8, Optimist, Cadet, Luch and Luch mini classes, Yuga.ru reports.Cruise yachts will race today. The final stage of the Cup and awarding will be held tomorrow.
Jul 17 2014 - 09:55
Russian athletes Atmir Kotsev (up to 42kg), Victor Vedernikov (up to 46kg) and Arslan Zubairov (up to 58kg) won gold medals at the Cadet Wrestling World Championship in Snina. Azerbaijani wrestlers Nijat Abdullayev (up to 76kg), Soslan Fanziyev (up to 85kg) and Kavid Feyziyev (up to 100kg) won silver medals, Seymur Museynov (up to 46kg), Islambek Dadov (up to 69kg) won bronze medals. Azerbaijan scored a total of 49 points.
Jul 16 2014 - 13:11
Marat Izmaylov (Russia), 31, an FC Porto player, has been loaned to FC Krasnodar, Championat.com reports.Izmaylov played for FC Gabala (Azerbaijan) under coach Yuri Semin in the previous season. He returned to Porto after the season.