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‘I Can Do Anything with My Feet’

She was born without both hands and became the world champion in single combat

A 55-Year-Old Russian Resident Sets New World Record for Pull-Ups

A resident of Russia’s Krasnoyarsk was included in the Guinness Book of World Records after he was able to do 3810 pull-ups in six hours and 5825 in 12 hours

World’s First Wheelchair for Divers Built in Russia

Wheelchair-bound traveller Igor Skikevich is going to test the world’s first wheelchair for diving in the Russian city of Novorossiysk

Largest Nike Store in Central and Eastern Europe to Open in Moscow

On March 26, Nike will open its largest store in Central and Eastern Europe on Kuznetsky Most street in Moscow

Canadian Magazine Names Russian Forward World’s Most Promising Young Player

Canadian newspaper The Hockey News named Kirill Kaprizov, a prospect currently playing for KHL club Salavat Yulaev Ufa, the world’s most promising hockey player

Number of Muscovites Playing Sports Doubled in Past Six Years – Report

The number of Muscovites leading an active lifestyle has nearly doubled over the past six years, head of the Sports and Tourism Department of the Russian capital said

‘Russian Fans Are Quite Friendly’

On the eve of the UEFA Europa League round of 16 match between FK Rostov and Manchester United, a fan of the English giants said that the British aren't afraid of Russians

Russia Finishes First at Winter Military World Games in Sochi

Russian athletes owerwhelmed the competition at the Winter Military Games in Sochi, winning 22 gold medals

‘I’ve Always Said that Russia and Moscow Are My Home’

Former NHL star Pavel Bure explains why he renounced US citizenship

Unstoppable: The Story of Russian Paralympian Sergey Manzhos

The decision of the International Paralympic Committee to ban the Russian team from the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games has come as a severe blow for the country’s disabled athletes

Nike Wonders What Russian Girls Are ‘Made Of’

Prominent Russian athletes star in Nike's new inspirational sales campaign based off of a famous children's song

Russia Names Its Most Beautiful Hockey Player

The Russian Women’s Hockey League named Anastasia Legkodukh, a forward for Dmitrov’s Tornado Hockey Club, Russia’s most beautiful female hockey player

Moscow to Host Three More Bike Parades in 2017

Let's Bike It! has announced plans to hold three more bike parades this year following the success of the first one of 2017 on Jan. 8, which attracted over 500 people

Moscow to Open Bicycle Lanes on 23 Central Streets

Moscow is planning to pave bicycle lanes on the streets that were renovated in 2016 during the “My Street” project

The Fast and the Beautiful

Most attractive Russian award-winning female athletes of 2016

Russia's Ustiugov Wins Tour de Ski Race

Russia’s Sergey Ustiugov won the final nine-kilometre race of the Tour de Ski cross-country skiing competition in Italy and set a record for the number of victories in the multi-stage event

More Than 500 People Attend Moscow Bicycle Parade

Despite the freezing cold, more than 500 people rode in the second Moscow Winter Bicycle Parade on Jan. 8

‘We Mustn’t Let Fear of Sharks Turn Into Paranoia’

The three-time Russian champion Yevgeny Isakov on surfing, its risks and the continued growth of surfing in Russia

Snow Volleyball Recognised as Official Sport in Russia

The Russian Ministry of Sport decided on Dec. 14 to recognise snow volleyball as an official sport in Russia

Snowboard Park Opened in Central Moscow

The only snowboard park in the centre of Moscow opened on Dec. 13