Tag Archives: Sports - Page 2

04 Mar
2014
What You Didn’t Know About Moscow Sports! Moscow Sports is a thing in Moscow. I don’t know if you knew that Moscow is a very sporty city, with a rich sporting history and many teams for different sports are based in Russia’s capital city. What exactly do I mean by that? Moscow is home to ...
24 Feb
2014
After three fantastic weeks of athletic prowess, the Sochi Winter Olympics came to a close last night with a glittering Closing Ceremony, featuring dancing, speeches and fireworks. Everyone remembers the slight embarrassment Russia suffered when a technical malfunction meant the final Olympic ring didn’t open during the Opening Ceremony, but during the Closing Ceremony the ...
13 Feb
2014
The Winter Olympics are well under way in Sochi and after almost a week at the games, there’s plenty to talk about! There was one big upset today in the Short Track Speed Skating 500m Ladies Final. Elise Christie made history as the first British woman to make it into a speed skating final and ...
07 Feb
2014
Let it be known that Russia makes something good out of everything, including now, the meteor strike that happened in February last year! At the Sochi Olympics, gold medallists will be presented with an extra commemorative medal with a little piece of the Chelyabinsk meteorite embedded into it! Russian scientists were able to recover a ...
05 Feb
2014
With the Winter Olympic games starting in Sochi on Friday, the Olympic torch can see the end goal in sight after 123 days in transit, touring the country. On the 1st February, the organisers announced that the torch was carried to the top of Mt. Elbrus, Europe’s highest peak, in October, so as to avoid ...
08 Nov
2013
As a student at Liden & Denz and living close to the intersection of Kollontai street (улица Коллонтай) and Prospect Bolshevikov (Проспект Большевиков), one of the first things I noticed when arriving here was the large hockey arena near the metro station. Quickly,  found out that this arena is the home turf of the Saint ...
24 Oct
2013
As many of you know, Sochi (Сочи) will hold the next Winter Olympics on February next year. The Olympic flame is right now travelling around Russia, and thousands of athletes and volunteers are taking part in the relay. The torch will visit St. Petersburg on Saturday (October 26). The Olympic flame will begin its journey ...
11 Sep
2013
On September 15, the city will host a special sport event, the Open Big Tennis (Открой Большой Теннис). For the first time in St. Petersburg, a tennis-court will be installed right at the centre of the city, in St. Isaac’s Square (Исаакиевская Площадь). Everyone will be able to take part in the show and experience ...