Tagged: Sport

Rugby: Russia beat Romania to go top of table

Rugby: Russia beat Romania to go top of table

A hard fought 12-8 win over Romania propels Russia to the top of the European Nations Cup table, setting up a winner takes all title clash with old rivals Georgia.

Totally un-corrupt Israel crush Russia

Israel beat Russia 2-1 on Saturday, a result which leaves Russia’s hopes of qualifying for football’s Euro 2008 hanging by a slender thread and proves comprehensively that Israel are the most honest team in...

England World Cup bid deal with Russia?

England World Cup bid deal with Russia?

Following England’s announcement that it will definitely bid to host the 2018 football World Cup, rumours are flying that England’s World Cup bid could be subject to a deal with Russia. Russia are also...

Russia to bribe Israel in their upcoming football match

Russia to bribe Israel in their upcoming football match

I’m fascinated by this London Times article which reports on a number of alleged conspiracy theories surrounding Russia’s upcoming Euro 2008 match against Israel. If the wooly – and completely unsourced – theories in...

High heeled sprint in St Petersburg

According to Xinhua, more than 100 women took part in a high heeled sprint in St Petersburg at the weekend.  The minimum (minimum!) height of the heels was cool 9 centimetres.     The...

Video of Putin’s Olympic speech in English

Video of Putin’s Olympic speech in English

President Putin’s speech to the Olympic Committee in Guatemala is widely credited as being one of the key factors that tipped the Winter Olympic vote in Sochi’s favour. And now, you can see the...