Eduard Koksharov: “At the World Cup the team will fight for medals”

13 June

Russian men’s Handball team defeated the Czech team (29:21) in Perm on Tuesday and won the license to the 2019 World Championship. Its head coach expressed the opinion that  at this tournament the team can not just win the Olympic license, but also take high place.

Ildar Mamedov: “We need to prepare the team, that will win Olympic licenses, in one year”

12 June

European Fencing Championships will be held from June 16 to June 21 in the Serbian city of Novi Sad. Russian epee and saber teams prepare for it in the Ozero Krugloe training center near Moscow. While foil fencers (both men and women) train in Sochi, because in Novogorsk everything is devoted to the football team now, said Ilgar Mamedov, head coach of the Russian fencing team.

Alexander Gaidukov: “Fighting Spirit helps Water Polo players win”

5 June

The head coach of the Russian women’s Water Polo team Alexander Gaidukov said he was satisfied with the third place occupied by his team last week in the World League super finals, and announced plans to win the European Championships, to be held from 14 to 28 July in Barcelona.

Umar Kremlev: “At the European Championships we expect five gold medals”

4 June

Women’s boxing team plans to win five gold medals at the European  Championships, which starts on June 5 in Sofia. This is what Secretary General of the Russian Boxing Federation Umar Kremlyov said to the ROC Information Service.

Andrey Bokarev is Re-Elected to the FIS Council

21 May

Member of the ROC Executive Committee, President of the  Russiaт Ski  Association Andrei Bokarev, will continue to work in the FIS Council, the governing body of the International Ski Federation, consisting of 16 representatives of national ski associations (one person from the country).

Vladimir Drachev became the new President of the RBU

19 May

Four-time world champion in biathlon Vladimir Drachev won the elections and became the President of the Russian Biathlon Union. The elections took place last Friday at the Pearl of Siberia winter sports center in the Tyumen region.

Two-time Olympic champion Maxim Trankov became the coach of the pair Tarasova/Morozov

17 May

The Figure Skating Federation approved the season’s plans for the couples Yevgenia Tarasova/ Vladimir Morozov and Natalya Zabiako/Alexandr Enbert. Now Maxim Trankov will work with the two-time European champions. Nina Mozer will remain head coach of the group and will support both couples.

Sergei Shishkarev: “We worry for the women’s team before the decisive qualifying matches for the European Championships”

15 May

President of the Handball Federation of Russia told the ROC Information Service about the issues, that were discussed today at the meeting of the Handball Federation of Russia Executive Committee.

Natalia Garth: “I Will try to ease the conflict between Demchenko and Pavlichenko”

14 May

Today at the reporting and election conference President of the Russian Luge Federation Natalia Garth was re-elected for a new four-year term, and then answered questions from the ROC Information Service.

Russian Taekwondo fighters took first place at the European Championships in Kazan

14 May

Russian Taekwondo fighters took 4 gold, 5 silver and 6 bronze medals at the European Championships, which took place from May 10 to May 13 in Kazan. Our teem in the overall standings.