In Moscow, a traditional seminar on sports marketing and communications for representatives of the KHL, Youth Hockey League and Women’s Hockey League clubs, league partners and international experts took place. The leadership of the league, PR managers of hockey clubs, as well as employees of the partner companies of the league, summed up the results of the season, discussed features of work during the past championship and discussed innovations in this area.
The Executive Committee of the International Paralympic Committee at a meeting in Barcelona unanimously extended the suspension of the Russian Paralympic Committee. This was stated by the head of the working group of the IPC Andy Parkinson, «Sport-Express» reports. For the first time, the decision to suspend Russians from the Paralympic Games-2016 in Rio de Janeiro was adopted by the IPC in August 2016.
Yesterday the Ice Hockey World Championship came to an end. The Swedes became the world champions-2017 and among them the gold medal was received by the forward of the Ufa HC Salavat Yulaev Linus Umark. Silver medals went to Canadians, last year's champions, who this time lost to the Swedish national team in shootouts - 1: 2.
On May 23, the Russian championship in bouldering and all-Russian rock climbing competitions in speed and difficulty start in Ufa. The competition will be attended by athletes from 26 regions. Tournaments will be held at the biggest open-air climbing wall in the country - "Kul-Tau" (Sorge St., 63/3)
The Ice Hockey World Championship 2017 has come to an end in Germany and France. The Russian team defeated Finland in a match for bronze medals - 5: 3. Russians again almost missed the victory: leading 4-0 allowed Finns to catch up with themselves - 3: 4. But they managed to score for the fifth time and keep the advantage.
On May 21 in Ufa, the Head of Bashkortostan, Rustem Khamitov, at a meeting with players, coaches and the leadership of the Ufa football club congratulated them on the successful completion of the season. Earlier FC Ufa in the last 30th round of the Russian Premier League won the FC Ural (Yekaterinburg)
The Russian national hockey team reached the semi-finals of the 2017 World Cup, which is held at the Cologne and Paris venues. In the quarterfinals, the Russians defeated the Czech national team - 3: 0. The net of the Russian national team were defended by the Ufa trainee Andrei Vasilevsky, who managed to keep a clean sheet for the first time in the championship.
This year, the stage of the "Silk Road" International Rally will once again be held with participation of Ufa. The participants of the race will arrive in the capital of Bashkortostan on July 9 - this is the final point in Russia. Drivers will pass it during the third stage of the route, according to the official website of the rally-raid.
Russian national team lost for first time at World Hockey Cup 2017 to meet with Czech Republic in quarterfinals
In Germany and France, a preliminary round was completed at the 2017 World Hockey Championship. The Russian national team lost the US team after six victories - 3: 5. The Russian team net was defended by the Ufa trainee, Tampa Bay Lightning goalkeeper Andrei Vasilevsky. It was a match for the first place in the German group, and Russians failed it in the end.
The Russian national hockey team won the sixth consecutive victory at the World Cup-2017 in Germany and France. This time Latvians were defeated - 5: 0. In this game, the Ufa trainee Andrei Vasilevsky was given a rest, Ilya Sorokin defended the net. Sorokin continues his personal shutout series at the world championships.
The wrestler from Bashkortostan Islam Opiev won the International Greco-Roman Wrestling Tournament among youth in Georgia. Representatives of nine countries of the world took part in the tournament held in Batumi: Russia, Germany, Iran, Israel, Turkey, Ukraine, Armenia, Georgia and Azerbaijan. Islam Opiev won the first place in the weight category of 74 kg.
The next match of the Russian Football Premier League championship took place in Ufa. The local club of the same name won a difficult victory over FC Anji (Makhachkala) - 2: 1. The score was opened by the home team in the 34th minute – a long-range shot by Dmitry Stotsky disappointed David Yurchenko.
The Russian national hockey team won another victory at the 2017 World Cup in Germany and France. The modest team of Denmark was beaten - 3: 0 in the group stage. All three washers were scored by Russians for a minute or so in the end of the second period. The gate of the Russian team was defended by the Ufa trainee Andrei Vasilevsky, and this time he managed to keep a clean sheet.
The Ufa hockey club Salavat Yulaev signed a two-year contract with the forward from the Czech Republic Dominik Kubalik, the club's official website reports. In the Czech Republic, the 21-year-old forward played for the team from his native city "Pilsen". In its part Kubalik became the Extraliga top-scorer in the previous two seasons, having won in 2016 a bronze medal of the Czech championship.
The 9th World Masters Games and the World Weightlifting Masters Championships were held in New Zealand. The participants of the competition were about 25 thousand sportsmen - representatives of 100 countries, who competed for medals in 28 kinds of sport. The Russian national team included the sportsman from Bashkortostan - the Chairman of the Committee for Physical Culture and Sports Pavel Lobanov.
The Russian hockey team in the last match of the Czech hockey games outplayed the Czech team in shootouts - 4: 3. This time the Ufa trainee Andrei Vasilevsky was in the reserve, the gate was defended by Sorokin. The Russians took the third place at the Czech Games having lost to the Finns and Swedes.