From April 20 to 25, Moscow will host the Russian Swimming Championships at the "Olympic" sports complex. The team of Bashkortostan is preparing to compete at these competitions. Our republic will be represented by the champion of the country 2017 Polina Egorova, Nikita Demikhov, Dmitry Kustikov, Dmitry Mineev and Artem Suslov.
A Bashkir hockey trainee, now a goalkeeper of "Tampa Bay Lightning" Andrei Vasilevskiy, for the first time in his NHL career was nominated for the to the Vezina Trophy best goalkeeper prize. The 23-year-old Russian goalkeeper was among the top-three on the basis of the voting of the NHL clubs general managers along with Pekka Rinne (
The Sports Acrobatics World Championship finished in the Belgian Antwerp. Acrobats from 34 countries took part in it. Russia and Bashkortostan were represented at the competition by athletes from the city of Oktyabrsky Anastasia Chaganova and Nikita Ignatiev. They won silver medals. The athletes are trainees of the Alexander Dergunov Federation of Sports Acrobatics under the guidance of coaches Olesya Mullagalieva and Artem Dergunov.
The second match of the semi-final of the Women's Hockey League Cup was won by the Ufa team Agidel. The girls from the capital of Bashkortostan beat guests from the Nizhny Novgorod region SKIF with a devastating score - 6: 1 on home ice. Thus the Ufa players reached the final of the league. The Nizhny Novgorod hockey players were the first to open a score in the decisive match.
Analysts of the authoritative football edition FourFourTwo compiled a list of the most promising coaches in Europe. The eighth line in the rating was taken by the coach of FC Ufa Sergei Semak. "Semak helped Luciano Spalletti, Andre Villas-Boas and Mircea Lucescu in Zenit (and also Fabio Capello and Leonid Slutsky in the national team)
Ufa hockey players continue the fight for the Women's Hockey League Cup. On April 13, HC Agidel on the home ice will hold the second semifinal match with the Nizhny Novgorod club SKIF. In the first match, Denis Afinogenov's trainees defeated their rivals - 6: 4. Ufa team needs one victory to reach the final.
Stockholm (Sweden) hosted a Swim Open Stockholm international swimming tournament. Polina Egorova, the Bashkir sports representative, competed there as part of the Russian team. As a result of the tournament, she won a silver medal at a distance of 200 meters backstroke, letting her compatriot Daria Ustinova forward.
HC Salavat Yulaev within the next two days will sign a year contract with the new head coach of the team Nikolai Tsulygin. His assistant will be Nikolai Zavarukhin. Both specialists previously competed for the Ufa team, TASS reported on Monday referring to a source in the club. The new coaching staff of the hockey club Salavat Yulaev will have to unite the players to create a healthy atmosphere in the team.
The National Hockey League summed up the results of the next game day, the sports.ru reports. Andrei Vasilevsky, the goalkeeper of Tampa is named the first star with a shutout in a match against "Boston" (4: 0) with 33 saved throws. The second star is a New Jersey forward Taylor Hall with 4 (
The Salavat Yulaev hockey club decided not to extend a contract with the head coach Erkka Westerlund. "The HC Salavat Yulaev and Erkka Westerlund made a joint decision to end their cooperation by mutual consent. The club thanks Erkka Westerlund for the work done and wishes him good luck in new endeavors", the official website of the club informs.
Two players of HC Salavat Yulaev are among the most highly paid hockey players of the KHL. Forwards Anton Burdasov and Linus Omark took the 17th and 29th places respectively in the ranking of salaries of the League, compiled by Sports.ru. The salary of Anton Burdasov is estimated at $1.8 million a year, the Swedish player Linus Omark - $ 1.
The coach of the hockey club Salavat Yulaev will remain at his post. This is reported by the «Championat» with a reference to its own sources. The contract with the Finnish coach was signed according to the "1 + 1" scheme with a possibility of extending for another season with a mutual agreement of the parties, the media recalls.
An Italian coach Daniele Bagnoli will continue his works as a coach of the "Ural" volleyball club. The 64-year-old specialist signed up a new contract with the Ufa club until the end of the next season. Bagnoli started working with the VC Ural in the summer of 2017, having signed a contract for a period of one year.
A Bashkir athlete, world biathlon champion Anton Babikov was the first in a pursuit race at the Russian Championship 2018 in Khanty-Mansiysk. His partners in the national team Maxim Tsvetkov (Moscow region) and Evgeny Garanichev (Tyumen region) finished the second and third. The 26-year-old Ufa biathlete started the fourth and finished the first with an advantage of five seconds, with two misses in his count.