Russian Vice Premier Dmitry Kozak said at the World and Sports International Forum in Sochi that Olympic facilities were ready for tests for the 2012-2013 season, Yuga.ru reports.He noted that it could become a full-fledged Olympic Games for 2 months.The vice premier admitted that not all hotels were prepared for the visitors planned for the games in 2014. But the number of hotels operating now is enough to fulfill current demands.
Author: Interview by Orkhan Sattarov, head of European office of VKToday in Baku street racing ended; it was won by team McLaren Mp4, consisting of Frederick Makovitsky and Stephen Dyusseldorp. Team BMW Z4, with Jacques Villeneuve, Jos Verstappen, Yelmera Buurman and Nikolaus Mayr-Melnhof, was silver and bronze winner. Spokesman for City Challenge Rene de Boer told VK about the racing. - Mr de Boer, what are your impressions of Baku?
President of the Alania FC (Vladikavkaz) Valery Gazayev has sent a letter to head of the Russian Football Union Nikolai Tolstykh.Gazayev wants the committee of judges to punish referees making serious mistakes during matches. The Alania FC chief said that the team had lost many points because of their errors, possibly referring to the penalty in the game of Alania vs. Zenit.Gazayev criticized Roberto Rosetti, head of the Department of Judges and Inspections of the RFU for neglecting requests and complaints of football clubs.
The Anzhi FC has played within the third round of the League of Europe at Liverpool (UK). Anzhi was number one with 4 points after the first two rounds and arrived in Mersey as the leader of the group.The match in Enfield was lost with 1:0.The second match in the group resulted in Young Boys beating Udinese 3:1.
Sochi is hosting the Russian Bobsleigh and Skeleton Cup at the new Olympic track. About 90 athletes, including Alexander Zubkov, Alexey Voyevoda, Alexander Tretyakov, Sergey Chudinov, Olga Potylitsyna and many others will attend it.The Sanki track at Krasnaya Polyana has already been tested during Russian Spring Championship of Bobsleigh and Skeleton.
Interview by Yeugeny Krishtalyev and Kirill Popov, exclusively to Vestnik Kavkaza The head of the Alpinism Federation of Azerbaijan, Israfil Ashurly, was elected the president of the Youth Commission in the UIAA. A representative of Azerbaijan has been appointed to such an important position in a major international sporting organization for the first time. Israfil Ashurly told Vestnik Kavkaza what a new appointment means to him, what duties he has to fulfill and what opportunities he gains.
The teams of Azerbaijan and Russia met today in the 2014 World Cup qualifying stage at Moscow's Luzhniki Stadium, Trend reports.More than 3,000 fans came to support the Azerbaijani team.The Russian team defeated the Azerbaijani team. Roman Shirokov scored a goal in the 83rd minute.
Author: Interview by Sergey Mkrtchyan, Yerevan, exclusive to VKThe Armenian national team, having won the World Chess Olympiad in Istanbul, is quite young, so 41-year-old Vladimir Akopian is considered to be …
Bakcell, an Azerbaijani mobile operator, has become a partner of Manchester United. 2.6 million clients of the Azerbaijani company will gain unique access to the football club’s content, Trend reports.Bakcell will broadcast MUTV in Azerbaijan. A Wap portal will be launched with news about the club, match results, videos, ringtones and other content.
Marina Durunda (aged 15) from Baku won the Trophy Banca Popolare di Vicenza 2012 in Prato (Italy). Lala Yusifova won a bronze medal. They managed to get higher scores than their main competitor Belarus, Trend reports.Their coach Mariana Vasileva was satisfied with their performance.
Fans of Makhachkala Anzhi FC will be accompanied by police on their way to the Europa League match between Anzhi and the Swiss team Young Boys, which will take place at the Locomotiv Moscow stadium, Newsland reports referring to the website of the Anzhi fan association.The match between Anzhi and Young Boys will be held today on October 4.According to the report, supporters of the Makhachkala club will gather on Manezhnaya Square. Anzhi fans were asked to observe public order and avoid provocations.