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Australian team: FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Cup in Baku organized as best as possible

Australian team: FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Cup in Baku organized as best as possible

The Australian delegation, which arrived in Baku to participate in the FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Cup, speaking with the correspondents of Vestnik Kavkaza, positively assessed the level of organization of the competitions. Artistic …

Nadezhda Seile: Artistic Gymnastics World Cup in Baku to be step forward

Nadezhda Seile: Artistic Gymnastics World Cup in Baku to be step forward

The judge of the international category Nadezhda Seile, speaking with the correspondent of Vestnik Kavkaza, said that the FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Cup in Baku, which will start tomorrow, will be remembered for the …

Russia may increase cost of preparations for 2018 World Cup by $79 mln

Russia may increase cost of preparations for 2018 World Cup by $79 mln

The cost of preparation for the World Cup in Russia in 2018 may be increased by 4.7 billion rubles ($79.1 mln). The spending may be increased by using the funds from the federal budget. According to a draft government resolution, …

Russia#039s Mutko fails eligibility check of FIFA

Russia's Mutko fails eligibility check of FIFA

Russian Football Union head Vitaly Mutko has been barred from seeking re-election to FIFA’s Council after failing an eligibility check, people familiar with the decision told The Associated Press. …

Azerbaijani national team in artistic gymnastics will show everything it can at World Cup in Baku

Azerbaijani national team in artistic gymnastics will show everything it can at World Cup in Baku

Azerbaijani national team in artistic gymnastics will perform at the World Cup in Baku on March 16-19 in an excellent form, Irina Pravdina, head coach of the national team, said today in an interview with Vestnik Kavkaza. …

Gymnasts always like competing in Baku, coaches of Israeli, Kazakh teams say

Gymnasts always like competing in Baku, coaches of Israeli, Kazakh teams say

It's always great to participate in international competitions in Baku thanks to the high-quality of the National Gymnastic Arena and flawless organization of tournaments, head coach of the Israeli national team in artistic gymnastics …

Azerbaijani federation again included in FIG’s top-10

Azerbaijani federation again included in FIG’s top-10

This is the third time that the Azerbaijan Gymnastics Federation (AGF) has been included in the rating list of distinguished federations, activities of which are rewarded with prizes of the International Gymnastics Federation (FIG), said a …

Russian Boxer suspended by World Boxing Council

Russian Boxer suspended by World Boxing Council

The World Boxing Council (WBC) has fined and suspended Russia's heavyweight contender Alexander Povetkin, who has failed a doping test, from WBC-sanctioned events. "Pursuant to the August 17, 2016, WBC Ruling, …

Azerbaijan simplifying visa procedures in connection with F1

Azerbaijan simplifying visa procedures in connection with F1

Azerbaijan President Ilham Aliyev has signed an order on the simplification of visa procedures for stateless persons and foreigners in connection with the organizing and holding of the Formula One Grand Prix race 2017. …

British Parliament: 2018 World Cup to help enhance Russian-UK relations

British Parliament: 2018 World Cup to help enhance Russian-UK relations

The Foreign Affairs Committee of the UK’s House of Commons urged the British authorities to use the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia to enhance and repair the wider relationship between the UK and Russia. "The Foreign and …

FIFA to give Africa more World Cup slots

FIFA to give Africa more World Cup slots

FIFA president Gianni Infantino promised to come good on a promise to hike Africa's World Cup finals berths to nine or ten during a visit to the impoverished West African state of Mauritania this week. According to …

WADA welcomes Putin#039s call to heed McLaren report

WADA welcomes Putin's call to heed McLaren report

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) said Wednesday it welcomes Russian President Vladimir Putin’s statement urging his country to ‘heed the demands of the McLaren Investigation’, Sputnik reports. …

 Putin: Russian anti-doping system fails

Putin: Russian anti-doping system fails

Russian anti-doping system has failed, we must admit it and establish those responsible, the Russian President Vladimir Putin said. The President said that they must pay attention to WADA’s demands, because …

Baku World Cup in Troline Gymnastics and Tumbling. Competition moments

Baku World Cup in Trampoline Gymnastics and Tumbling. Competition moments

The World Cup in Trampoline Gymnastics and Tumbling, which was held last weekend in Baku, has become a real triumph for the Russian and Azerbaijani gymnasts: the athletes of the two countries won almost all of the first and second …

Sochi 2017 Winter Military World Games praised as #039best in history#039

Sochi 2017 Winter Military World Games praised as 'best in history'

The third International Winter Military World Games in Sochi are the best in the history of such events, Col. Abdulhakeem Alshino, the Military Sports Council's (CISM) president, said Sunday, Sputnik reports. …

Military Winter Games project manager praises Sochi 2017 organization

Military Winter Games project manager praises Sochi 2017 organization

The third International Military Sports Council's (CISM) Winter Military World Games in Sochi are held at the highest standard, the games' project manager Guilherme Keese said on Sunday, adding that Russia did a great job …

WADA admits McLaren’s ‘doping’ evidence against Russian athletes insufficient

WADA admits McLaren’s ‘doping’ evidence against Russian athletes insufficient

WADA has admitted that Richard McLaren’s 2016 report on the alleged use of doping by Russian athletes is “not sufficient to bring successful cases,” the International Olympic Committee said. “At …

Russia wins 11 medals, Including 6 golds, on first day of Military World Games

Russia wins 11 medals, Including 6 golds, on first day of Military World Games

The Russian team won 11 medals, including six gold ones, on the first day of the third Winter Military World Games, the competition’s press center informed journalists, Sputnik reports. "On the first competition day …

Tbilisi to hold UEFA GROW summit

Tbilisi to hold UEFA GROW summit

The International summit UEFA GROW will be held in Tbilisi on March 1-2, the website of the Georgian Football Federation (GFF) said. The event, which will be held in this format for the first time, is being prepared by UEFA with the …

Sochi hosts third Winter Military World Games

Sochi hosts third Winter Military World Games

The third Winter Military World Games started today in the Russian city of Sochi, the International Military Sports Council (CISM) website says. This year, more than thousand athletes from 26 states are expected to participate in the …