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Nike’s Promo About Russian Girls Gets Golden Lion in Cannes

A promo video filmed by the Russian Nike office “What Are Little Girls Made Of?” has been awarded at the festival in Cannes

Russian Divers Set a World Record in Ice Diving

Researchers from the Russian Geographical Society have set a world record for ice diving

The Fast and the Beautiful

Most attractive Russian award-winning female athletes of 2016

Moscow to Host More Bike Parades in 2017

Let's Bike It! has announced plans to hold 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

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

Russian Startup to Analyse Data for American, Swedish Hockey Clubs

Russian startup Iceberg has signed a deal with the New York Islanders from the National Hockey League, or NHL

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

Russia’s Facilitated Visa Policy for 2018 World Cup ‘Unique’ – FIFA Head

The decision of the Russian government to introduce facilitated visa policy for football fans is a “unique” practice, said the President of FIFA Gianni Infantino

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

‘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

2017 FIFA Confederations Cup Match Ball Named

The official match ball for the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup in Russia will be named “Krasava,” one of the Russian words for beauty

Former Russian Athlete Isinbayeva Finds Investor for Her Clothing Brand

Former Russian pole-vaulter Yelena Isinbayeva, who announced her retirement in August, has found a potential investor to start her own clothing brand

Two Men Complete Bike Ride from Moscow to Yakutia

The two travelers, Nikolai Pavlov and Alexander Vigandt, rode their bicycles all the way from Moscow to Yakutia in the Sakha Republic

Fitness Night Held in Russia

Fitness Night, a large-scale event organised by Reebok, World Class and Alex Fitness, took place from Sept. 3 to Sept. 4

WTA Names Russian Tennis Player Best in the World

Elena Vesnina became the best tennis player of March, according to a report on the official website of the Women's Tennis Association

Russia Waives Visa for World Cup Fans

Over a million football fans will be able to visit the Russia 2018 World Cup without a visa

‘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