Tagged: Sport

Russia’s Sochi to host the 2014 Winter Olympics

Russia’s Sochi to host the 2014 Winter Olympics

Congratulations to Sochi which was awarded the 2014 Winter Olympics after a nailbiting vote last night. Sochi secured 51 votes at a meeting of International Olympic Committee (IOC) delegates in Guatemala, beating its South...

Poland and Ukraine to host Euro 2012

In a bit of a shock result, the joint bid from Ukraine and Poland has beaten hot favourites Italy to the right to host the Euro 2012 football tournament. There had been fears that...

Kasparov swaps chess for politics

Kasparov swaps chess for politics

Garry Kasparov, probably the greatest chess player in the history of the game, has announced his retirement from professional competition.  He now plans to focus his considerable energies on Russian politics through his involvement...