Apr 10 2014 - 15:02
Spokesman of the Sochi City Council Alexander Starun said that the Sochi Olympic Rings were donated to Greece, RIA Novosti reports.The 3-meter rings will be transported to Greece in the near future. They will be part of the Greek collection of world Olympic Rings at a stadium in Athens.
Apr 10 2014 - 14:32
Stanislav Cherchesov has signed a two-year contract with the FC Dynamo today to be the team’s coach.He plans to attend a press conference with FC Dynamo President Boris Rotenberg and sports director Guram Ajoyev tomorrow.Until recently, Cherchesov was the coach of the FC Amkar Perm, where he was replaced by Dan Petrescu.
Apr 9 2014 - 10:15
Ingush Leader Yunus-Bek Yevkurov and Russian Minister for Sports Vitaly Mutko have discussed the construction of a Sports Palace in Ingushetia. Yevkurov invited the minister to the opening of two swimming pools.The pools will open in a month. They were built 1700m above the sea level. A hotel, medical center and a canteen were also built.
Apr 7 2014 - 12:46
Sergey Cheban, executive director of the Russian Football Premier League, has denied rumours about the League’s alleged plans to visit Simferopol and Sevastopol on April 11, ITAR-TASS reports.He assured that the 25th round of the country’s championship will be held on April 11, so no visits to Crimea will take place.
Apr 7 2014 - 10:56
President of the Russian Wrestling Federation Mikhail Mamiashvili has expressed satisfaction with 9 gold, 2 silver and 5 bronze medals at the 2014 Wrestling European Championships. The Russian champions are as follows: Magomed Kurbanaliyev (up to 65kg), Aniur Geduyev (up to 74kg), Abdulrashid Sadulayev (up to 86kg), Abdusalam (up to 97kg), Adam Kurak (up to 66kg), Alexander Chekhirkin (up to 75kg), Mariya Gurova (up to 53kg), Valeriya Koblova (up to 58kg), Natalya Vorobyova (up to 69kg).
Apr 7 2014 - 09:14
President of the Ukrainian Football Federation Anatoly Konkov has denied information about shift of the Sevastopol and Tavriya football clubs to the Russian Championship, Sports.ru reports.Konkov noted that Blatter encouraged the teams to play in the Ukrainian Championship, otherwise they will not play anywhere else.
Apr 4 2014 - 11:35
Nikolai Tolstykh, president of the Russian Football Union, has met Nikolai Gostevykh, head of the Crimean Republican Football Federation, yesterday, ITAR-TASS reports.According to Gostevykh, the Ukrainian Football Federation should give the Crimean Football Federation permission to join the Russian Football Union. Then, he said, a conference will be organized on March 26 to vote for the process.Gostevykh noted that participation of Crimean teams in the Russian Football Championship had not been discussed.