The Russian women’s hockey players did not manage to win Olympic medals in Pyeongchang. Russians lost to the Finnish team in a match for the third place, which was held on February 21. The match ended with a score of 3: 2. The captain of the team from Russia, the forward of Ufa Agidel scored one goal.
Russian biathletes Olga Zaitseva, Yana Romanova and Olga Vilukhina filed a lawsuit against the former head of the Moscow Anti-Doping Committee Grigory Rodchenkov. This is reported by TASS with reference to the legal company Herbert Smith Freehills. The document, cited by the agency, in particular, says that this step was taken "due to a systematic defamation of the defendant against the athletes, which caused them serious damage or destroyed their careers and caused them huge financial, professional and reputation damage".
Russian biathletes took the ninth place in the mixed relay race at the Olympics in South Korea. As part of our national team, the Ufa native Anton Babikov competed at the third stage. Ulyana Kaisheva, Tatyana Akimova and Matvei Eliseev were his partners during the race. A gold medal was won by the French (
On Monday, February 19, the Ufa HC Salavat Yulaev hosted the first of two friendly matches with Neftekhimik (Nizhnekamsk) scheduled for the Olympic period. Both teams were left without their foreign players: Linus Omark, Teemu Hartikainen and Joonas Kemppainen (Salavat Yulaev)
On February 19, the Russian women’s hockey team met in the Olympic semifinals with Canadians. Our girls lost in the game without scoring a point - 0: 5. Olga Sosina, the striker of the Ufa club Agidel competes as part of our national Olympic team. After the defeat in the semifinals, the Russians have a chance to compete for bronze medals of the Olympic Games.
The Winter Olympic Games continue in South Korean Pyeongchang. Bashkortostan representatives take part in the main competitions of the four years. On the tenth day of the Olympics, on February 19, Russian women hockey players will compete with rivals from Canada for the right to reach the final. Recap that on February 17, the Russians defeated the team of Switzerland and for the first time in history reached the semifinals of the Olympic Games.
The 21-year-old Alexander Zinchenko, the ex-midfielder of the football club Ufa received a new offer from Manchester City. The club of the English Premier League is negotiating with the player about a two-fold increase in his contract - up to 50 thousand pounds a week. The annual salary of the football player will be more than 200 million rubles.
Semen Elistratov failed to conquer his best distance of 1000 m at the Olympics in Pyeongchang. In the semi-final race athlete came last, having shown 1 minute 26,773 seconds and took the final seventh place in the competitions. A gold medal at this Olympic distance was won by Canadian Samuel Gerard (
The Winter Olympic Games continue in South Korean Pyeongchang. Recap that five athletes from Bashkortostan participate in the competitions. Today, the residents of our republic can root for at once three our Olympic athletes. A hockey match will begin at 12:40 Ufa time: our women's team will play against rivals from Finland.
The 40th place was taken by Ufa biathlete Anton Babikov in a pursuit race at the Olympic Games in Pyeongchang. The athlete missed four times. The French biathlete Martin Fourcade took the gold. The second was Swede Sebastian Samuelson, the third - German biathlete Benedikt Doll. The day before Anton Babikov finished the 57th in sprint among 87 biathletes.
The Head of Bashkortostan Rustem Khamitov in a telephone conversation congratulated the short track athlete Semen Elistratov on a bronze medal, which was the first for Russian athletes at the 2018 Winter Olympics. Rustem Khamitov thanked the athlete for his successful performance on behalf of all residents of our republic and wished him further success and victories in the upcoming Olympic starts.
On February 10, a mass ski race "Russian Ski Track 2018" will be held in Bashkiria. In our republic, the city of Ufa was chosen as its central venue. The race will be held at the Akbuzat racetrack. The grand opening will take place at 12.00. The awarding ceremony is scheduled for 14.20. Anyone can take part in the race: both professional athletes and amateurs.
On Wednesday, February 7, the fifth stage of the Russian Biathlon Cup started in the capital of Bashkiria. The first winners have already received their awards. According to the Union of Biathletes of Russia, Evgeny Garanichev, representing the Tyumen region, won gold in 10 km sprint race among men.
The Olympic short track champion Semen Elistratov stated that he came to the Olympics to show good result and tried to focus on this. The Bashkir athlete is the leader of the Russian team's national team, RIA Novosti reports. "I came here to show good result and try to think only about this. We'
The cancellation of lifelong suspension of Russian athletes from the Olympics is recognition by the world community that the competitions are impossible without us. This was stated by the State Duma deputy from Bashkortostan, 13-time Paralympic champion Rima Batalova. Yesterday it became known that the Sports Arbitration Court in Lausanne partially satisfied the appeals of 11 Russian athletes, replacing the life suspension from the Olympic Games with a ban on participation in the Games in Pyeongchang.
The lifelong suspension of 11 athletes from the Olympics was replaced with suspension from one of the Games-2018. The Bashkir bobsledder Ilvir Khuzin is among these athletes. The Sports Arbitration Court (CAS) in Lausanne partially satisfied the appeals of Russian athletes, TASS reports. These 11 athletes includes bobsledders Alexander Zubkov, Alexei Voevoda, Alexander Kasyanov, Alexei Pushkarev, Ilvir Khuzin, skiers Julia Ivanova, Julia Chekaleva, Anastasia Dotsenko, hockey players Galina Skiba, Anna Shibanova, Inna Dubanok.
On Wednesday, January 31, the Russian President Vladimir Putin met with Russian athletes who will go to the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang. A member of the Russian short track team representing Bashkiria, Semen Elistratov, was present at the meeting. According to Vladimir Putin, now it is important for our athletes who will go to the Games in South Korea to concentrate on winning.