Men's volleyball national team of Russia at the 2014 world Cup in Poland defeated the team of Cuba (3-1) and won their seventh win in a row, which enabled her to repeat the record team of the USSR. It is reported Twitter Agency Infostrada sports statistics.
Earlier, the Russians did not win as many matches at the start of the world Championships. The last time such a result domestic volleyball players were able to achieve at the world championship in 1986 in France. The tournament Soviet athletes won a silver medal, losing in the final match, the U.S. team (1:3).
In the group stage of the 2014 world Cup men's national team, which is the current Olympic champion, remained to spend two more games with Germany (September 13) and Brazil (14 September).
The Russian men's team handball team lost to French team in the group stage match of the world Cup 2017. The group a match was held in Nantes and ended with the victory of the hosts of the tournament with a score of 35:24. The most productive of the Russians became Daniel Shishkarev, who scored six goals.
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The Italian defender of the Moscow "Spartak" Salvatore bocchetti has extended his contract with the club. A new agreement with the 30-year-old player is designed for three years until 30 June 2020. It is reported that the wages of Italian will be about 2 million euros (2,14 million) a year.
WikiLeaks, and a former employee of U.S. intelligence Edward Snowden commented on the decision of U.S. President Barack Obama to commute the sentence of the informant website of Chelsea manning. The organization called the event a victory, and a quick analyst, thanked the us leader "very seriously and with a good heart".
During a training flight at a base in Mississippi crashed military aircraft. The incident occurred on Tuesday afternoon, January 17, on the basis of the naval aviation of Meridian. Jet T-45C Goshawk crashed East of the runway. The plane was used for training pilots of naval aviation.
In some American cities there were ads with an offer for money to take part in the protests against the inauguration of US President Donald trump. Thus, the company from San Francisco willing to pay activists for 2,5 thousand dollars a month, and for the direct participation in the events is $ 50 per hour.