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1. An Unofficial Open to the Winter Olympics?

“I consider the Tomsk Winter Olympic Games open!”

– Viewers joke as a man chases after his escaped plastic bathtub in the city of Tomsk.
Tags: olympics, sports, tomsk, winter
2. On Being a Good Sport

Good news for anyone with a solid right hook! The Russian Ministry of Sports has deemed fist fighting as an official sport. 

Tags: doping, athletes, athletics, sports, boxing, sport
3. That's Not the Team Spirit

"Because of e-sports, we are losing future great athletes who could become Olympic champions.”

– Svetlana Zhurova, State Duma Deputy and Olympic Champion, commenting on the recent (sedentary) victory of the Russian cybersports group Team Spirit.
Tags: e-sports, team spirit, international, competition, video game, videogame, gaming, games, cyber, sports, cybersports
4. Ageless Youth

The new head of Yekaterinburg's youth commission is perhaps a little older than one might expect.

Tags: city, government, kids, sports, Yekaterinburg, health, childhood, youth
5. Holier Hockey

In which a Russian priest becomes a hockey referee and begins to transform the sport. 

Tags: winter sports, sport, sports, Orthodoxy, Orthodox, Yekaterinburg, hockey
6. A Furry Fugitive

In America, people go to country clubs to escape from the drudgery they bear. In Russia, bears escape from country clubs.

Tags: cities, sports, Moscow, animals, bear
7. Flooded with Fun

Citizens of Krasnoyarsk are figuring out how to make the best out of a pretty water-logged situation. 

Tags: summer, weather, rivers, adventure, sports, water, flood, Krasnoyarsk
8. A Refreshing Dip

As residents of Arhangelsk were unable to use the tap, one city worker made the best of a bad situation.

Tags: water, sports, Internet, city life
9. Not-Russia Does Great Figure Skating

The non-doping "Russia" won three out of four events at the recent world figure skating championships and swept the ladies' podium.

Tags: olympics, winter sports, sports, world championship, ice skating, figure skating
10. Attack of the "Uncultured" Muscovites

Online photos of Moscow tourists on Petersburg landmarks have residents stewing.

Tags: sports, tourism, Moscow, st. petersburg, Internet

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