Fancy a game of gorodki? Bandy? Lapta?
Imagine opening the scoring in a tournament semi-final with a goal like this. That’s exactly what Mikael Granlund did for Finland against Russia at the 2011 IIHF World Championships. What a Finnish! *ahem* Fun fact: After the goal, Finnish Hockey Mafia released a song called “Taivas varjele!” and reached #2 in the Finnish Singles Chart as well as …
Despite the findings against them, Russia has seen its doping ban slashed. But why?
Alex Ovechkin is inching closer to Wayne Gretzky’s 894-goal record. But is it fair to compare them?
Why do Russian surnames all end in “-ov” and “-ova”?
The FIFA World Cup started today and with such a prestigious tournament steeped in history, we selected 5 records that could be broken in Russia.
How kind of them.