Georgia's rugby team has won the European Nations Cup for the second time in a row. Today the Georgian national team defeated Ukraine with a score of 33-3 in Tbilisi at the Avchala stadium, Georgia Online reports.The head of the Georgian team, Giorgi Abuseridze, played his 80th anniversary match.
Russian tennis player Maria Sharapova won in the French Open final on Saturday, RIA-Novosti reports.Sharapova won the match with Sarah Errani 6-3, 6-2, denying the Italian the chance to add to the women's doubles title she won Saturday.Sharapova has now won each of the Grand Slam quartet of the Australian Open, French Open, US Open and Wimbledon.By reaching the final, Sharapova regained her title of the best tennis player in the world from Victoria Azarenka for the first time since her injury in 2008 which pushed her out of the top 100.
The International Bobsleigh Federation (FIL) will have the world championship in Whistler (Canada) on February 1-2. There are 9 stages of the cup. Sochi will host the games on February 23-24, Yuga.ru reports.Altenberg (Germany), Konigsee, Oberhof, Winterberg, Eagles (Austria), Chezana (Italy), Lake Placid (US), Sigulda (Latvia) will compete.
The line-up of the national team of Russia for the first match of the European football championship with the team from the Czech Republic has become known to journalist, ITAR-TASS reports. According to the news agency, the Russian national team will include Vyacheslav Malafeev, Yuri Zhirkov, Sergei Ignashevich, Alexei Berezutsky, Alexander Anyukov, Igor Denisov, Konstantin Zyryanov, Roman Shirokov, Alan Dzagoev, Andrei Arshavin and Alexander Kerzhakov.
The Tbilisi Chess Palace has held the first warm-up match of Azerbaijan and Georgia preparing for the World Chess Olympics in Istanbul, Georgia Online reports.Each player will have 5 matches.The pairs were set the following way:Azerbaijan – Georgia 3.5:1.5Eltadzh Safarli Merab Gagunashvili 0.5:0.5Rauf Mamedov Constantine Shanava 1:0Vasif Durarbeyli Baadur Jobava 0.5:0.5Gadir Guseynov Mikhail Mchedishvili 0.5:0.5