Adelina Sotnikova, first Russian to win a gold medal in figure skating

Adelina Sotnikova, first Russian to win a gold medal in figure skating

Adelina Sotnikova is the first Russian woman to become Champion in figure skating during the Winter Olympics; surprising the current champion, Yuna Kim. Sotnikova was not among the favorites. It was not even the number one in Russia, behind Julia Lipnitskaia. The silver medal...

American athlete found a wolf in the Sochi Olympic Village

In the premises of the Olympic village U.S. athlete Kate Hansen got quite a shock when she verified the presence of a wolf  in the lobby. The young athlete, who participates in Luge tests, astonished for the vision, recorded the moment with her cell phone cam and did not hesitate...

FIFA confirms Curitiba as seat of World Cup

Despite the delay in the construction of their stadium, FIFA confirmed yesterday to Curitiba as seat of the 2014 World Cup. In this manner was avoided what it would have been a failure for Brazil on the subject of organization. The city may have been excluded as seat of World Cup...

IOC asks to the Pussy Riot abstain from protest in Sochi

Through a press conference the spokesman of the (IOC) International Olympic Committee, Mark Adams, asked today to the members of the Russian group Pussy Riot that do not perform political protests on stages of the Sochi Games. One day after two activists of the band, critics of...

Curitiba remains host of Brazil World Cup 2014

On Tuesday, FIFA decided to keep the Brazilian city of Curitiba as one of the 12 World Cup hosts, despite delays in the works at Arena da Baixada stadium. The decision to keep the seat, prevented an international embarrassment for Brazil, which risked having to find an...

Putin congratulates Russian hockey team

Despite Saturday’s loss against the United States, Russian President Vladimir Putin said this Monday that the Russian ice hockey team is the “best” of the Olympic Games in Sochi. “I think our hockey team is not only one of the best but rather I think...

Messi awarded new record in the Spanish League

In a match with an inspired Leo Messi scoring goals and breaking records, the FC Barcelona defeated Rayo Vallecano yesterday 6-0. Messi equaled the Madridista Raúl González as the third historical scorer of the Spanish league playing for one team after scoring two goals against...

80% of Brazilians applied for tickets for the worldcup

Through a letter published this Friday on the website of FIFA, the general secretary, Jerome Valcke, said that 80% of requests for tickets to the 2014 World Cup in Brazil have been made by residents in Brazil. Valcke informed, “Around 80% of the requests come from persons...