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 men's team of Russia on hockey lost to team Sweden in the match of the Czech stage of the Eurotour. The meeting was held on Thursday, April 27, and ended with the victory of the Swedes in overtime with a score of 4:3 (0:2, 1:1, 2:0, 1:0). The decisive goal in the 65th minute of the match was scored by Gabriel Lindeskog.
The President of the Russian football Union (RFU) Vitaly Mutko commented on the fact that prosecutors in France are investigating the legality of the elections of the host countries of FIFA world cups 2018 and 2022. He urged not to pay attention to information about the investigation.
Russian tennis player Maria Sharapova commented on the exit in a quarterfinal of tournament of Female tennis Association (WTA) in Stuttgart, Germany. She admitted that the victory over Ekaterina Makarova in the second round she needed maximum concentration. The athlete said that he is happy to pass on.
United Airlines reached an agreement with the passenger injured in the violent expulsion from the cabin before departure from Chicago. The amount of compensation was not disclosed. The airline stressed that assumes "full responsibility for what happened.
In Moscow criticized the study of France on the alleged use of chemical weapons in the Syrian province of Idlib. In particular, the foreign Ministry expressed doubt that the samples are received by the intelligence agencies of France on the site of the alleged use of chemical weapons in Syria credible.
In the Macedonian Parliament stormed by protesters, the fight was injured, the leader of the social Democrats, Zoran Zaev. The social Democrats and the party representing the interests of ethnic Albanians voted for the election of the Albanian Talat Haveri the speaker of Parliament. This decision caused the indignation of the nationalists.