Category Archives: Sports

Examples of Good And Bad Sportsmanship

Dear Readers: I don’t much follow boxing, but when I do I read pieces like this one by reporter Nikita Kovalenko.  This story is about the boxing match which happened at the Olympic Stadium in Moscow two days ago (Saturday, … Continue reading

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Impact Of Football Games On Russian Economy – Part II

Dear Readers: Today finishing up this piece from VZGLIAD, authored by Olga Samofalova. Yesterday we touched on the fact that a veritable blitzkrieg of anti-Russian propaganda in the Westie media sought to scare fans away from attending the games; and, … Continue reading

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Impact Of Football Games On Russian Economy – Part I

Dear Readers: I saw this interesting piece in VZGLIAD, the author is Olga Samofalova, who usually writes good stuff.  There is a lot of material here, so will be a two-parter.  Due to this, I will postpone for one day … Continue reading

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Can Football Bring World Peace?

Dear Readers, With Russia hosting the FIFA World Cup this year, I must disclose that I am a huge football fan.  [Not really…] However, I did see this piece in PolitNavigator, by Alexander Gusar, which gives me hope that football … Continue reading

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Bilyaletdinov On Norwegian Skiiers: “I pity those poor asthmatics.”

“I ski fast.  That’s why I’m here.” (the Robert Redford character in the movie Downhill Racer) Dear Readers:  Tomorrow (hopefully) I will have a real treat for you:  My review of the Metropolitan Opera production of Semiramide – yay! But … Continue reading

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Zagitova and Medvedeva: Competitors, but Still Besties

Dear Readers: A brief follow-up to yesterday’s post.  There were worries that WADA’s “random” doping test against Russian prodigy Alina Zagitova, might shake the girl’s confidence.  Plus, she lost valuable ice time as a result of this poorly-timed intrusion into … Continue reading

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Bad Behavior And Mean Girls At the Winter Olympics

Dear Readers: The Russian press is starting to pick up negative stories coming out of the Winter Olympics.  Mostly involving rudeness and unsportsmanlike behavior of American athletes.  Here are a couple of such stories, this one involving the snubbing of … Continue reading

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