Two more athletes decided not to return to Belarus: they are afraid for their safety

Following Kristina Timanovskaya, who was afraid to return to Belarus after the Olympic Games, two more athletes refused to go home. Belarusian Yana Maksimova, competing in the all-around, and her husband, athlete Andrei Kravchenko, on Wednesday, August 3, announced that they would not return to ...

Sports legends: five Russian athletes who became famous in the USA

Russia has presented the world with many talents, and not without famous athletes. Some of them first became famous in Russia, and then tried their hand in the United States. Some go to the States in their early years and succeed there. About 5 famous ...

American athletes cooked borscht and buckwheat for their Russian colleagues: it didn't work out very well

In Connecticut, the Connecticut Huskies hockey team decided to cook Russian dishes for the Russian-speaking team members. What came of this, said the publication Meduza. Forward Vladislav Firstov, defender Yan Kuznetsov and Ruslan Iskhakov missed Russian cuisine, so their colleagues decided to pamper the athletes with their own dishes. ...

Youngest in history: Ukrainian recognized as the strongest man on the planet

Ukrainian strongman Alexei Novikov won the World's Strongest Man competition in the USA this year and received the title of the strongest man. The Hromadske edition told about this unusual person. The second place after the Ukrainian strongman was British Tom Stoltman, and ...

Peace Bike: Ukrainian athletes conquer the roads of Canada and the United States

On August 29, a group of ten Ukrainian cyclists, including several war veterans, will arrive in Washington, where they will conclude their three-month bike ride across the United States and Canada. The purpose of the bike ride was to raise awareness of the international community about the armed attacks carried out by Russia against civilians ...

The real price of an Olympic medal: does a child need a big sport

I love watching the Olympics. Holiday atmosphere. The spirit of competition. The beauty of jumps, turns and other complex figures that athletes perform seems to be contrary to all the laws of physics. The joy of victories and pride in our athletes. And they are filming it today so beautifully: you seem to feel ...

The price of the medal: how much does the upbringing of Olympic champions cost

The Olympic fever associated with the Winter Games in South Korea has once again raised the topic of educating future champions. The US team is in the top five in the medal standings, having already passed the mark of 20 awards, of which 9 are gold. More…

Gold price: how much do Olympic champions earn

The Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea are in full swing. At the moment, American athletes have 16 awards (6 gold, 4 silver and 6 bronze). In addition to fame, athletes will receive cash awards. We invite you to find out how much and how US Olympic medalists earn, ...

Lifelong suspension was lifted from Russian athletes: what’s next

The international sports arbitration in Lausanne satisfied the claims of 28 Russian athletes, recognizing their suspension from the Olympics and lifelong disqualification as illegal. The claims of another 11 athletes were partially satisfied. It is not clear whether the athletes who won the court will be able to take part in the 2018 Games, writes Lenta.ru. CAS justified ...

Russian officials admitted to the doping system

Russia admitted for the first time that its officials were involved in one of the largest collusion in sports history - a large-scale doping operation in which many Russian Olympians were involved, writes “Voice of America”. The New York Times reported that interviews conducted over the course of ...

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