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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

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

Former NHL star Pavel Bure explains why he renounced US citizenship

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

‘We’ve Done a Really Good Job of Developing This Sport’

Russian mixed martial fighter Fedor Emelianenko on the last MMA World Cup, his future rivals, and more

Russia's Karjakin Comments on Defeat in World Chess Championship

Karjakin spoke about his loss to Norwegian Magnus Carlsen in the tie-breaking game of the World Chess Championship

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

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

‘This is Where You Can Become a Star in Just a Year’

The founder of Russia's first hostel for snowboarders talks about his unusual project

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

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

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

Golden Russians in Rio

Russian athletes won 19 gold medals at the Olympic Games 2016 in Rio de Janeiro