Samuel Eto, a striker from Inter FC of Milan, has undergone a medicalexamination and is set to sign a contract tonight with Anzhi FC ofMakhachkala, belonging to billionaire Suleyman Kerimov, RIA Novostireports.The contract will be signed for 3 years. The contract price has notbeen announced, however R-Sport reports it to be 21 million euros.
Orkhan Jemal, a special correspondent of Izvestia, was injured inLibya on Monday. The rebels took him to hospital in Zintan, Gazeta.rucites the Editor-in-Chief of Izvestia, Alexander Milyutin.Jemal will stay in Zintan for 10 days. He was shot in the leg.
The first power station will be launched in the Olympic camp in Sochi on August 13, Yuga.ru reports.The Ice Palace power station has been built in Imereti valley. It is intended to provide the Olympic facilities in Sochi with electricity.The opening ceremony will attended by the local officials, the Olympic Construction company's managers and representatives of other organizations.
Striker of Inter (Milan), Goran Pandev, scored a goal for the Macedonian team in a match with the Azerbaijani national team in a friendly football match. The match was held in Baku on Wednesday. Pandev scored the goal on the 58th minute, the match ended with 1:0.Macedonia is on the 5th position of the games with 4 points from 6 games. Russia beat John Toshak's team in Skopje in October 2010 (1:0). Russia, Slovakia and Ireland have 13 points each. Dick Advocaat's team will play with Macedonians on September 2.
Chess players make take take part in the coming Winter Olympic Games in Sochi. President of the World Chess Federation (FIDE) Kirsan Ilyumzhinov came up with such an idea, RIA Novosti reports.The President of FIDE called upon the Russian authorities to ask the International Olympic Committee's permission.
Azerbaijani gymnast Aliya Garayeva has won the Gracia Cup in Budapest.It is important for the Montpellier contest in September and thelicense for the London-2012 Olympic Games.China will host international games on August 15-23. Isreali andKorean gymnasts won the prizes in Hungary. Other Azerbaijani gymnastsAnna Gurbanova and Samira Mustafayeva took 5th and 6th positions.
The national company Olympstroy announced tender for investors on setting up six street screens in Sochi for broadcasting of the Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2014, RIA Novosti reports.It is suggested to set in public places six photodiode monitors, sound and illuminating equipment, as well as organize stages and service platforms. Bids will be accepted until August 15.
The Russian national football team is going to play against Azerbaijan, where a qualifying round of the world championships is going to take place. The Russian team is going to play in Group F, together with Israel, Nothern Ireland, Portugal, Luxemburg and Azerbaijan
Power installations at the Olympic facilities in Sochi are being constructed according to schedule, Russian Energy Minister Sergey Shmatko said today. "Everything is being constructed on schedule. There will be no problems with power during the Olympic Games," RIA Novosti cites the Minister.