In Rio de Janeiro opened the football field, which is illuminated by using the kinetic energy generated by the players themselves. This was reported by "Soviet sport". At the opening of unique sites visited legendary Brazilian footballer Pele.
Under the lawn are two hundred small plates, which accumulate energy produced by moving across the field by the players. During the day they help solar panels installed around the field. Thus, in football there you can play around the clock, without energy costs.
Such panels built into the floor of some train stations in Europe shopping centers in Australia and London Heathrow airport, but for the construction of football fields have been applied for the first time.
In the summer of 2014 Brazil took the 20th FIFA world Cup. The matches of the world Cup was held from 12 June to 13 July 12 stadiums in 12 cities across the country. The title was won by the German team.
Russian tennis player Evgeny Donskoy defeated Swiss Roger Federer in the second round of the tournament of the Association of tennis professionals (ATP) in Dubai. The meeting was held on Wednesday and ended with the victory of Russians with the score 3:6, 7:6 (9:7), 7:6 (7:5). In the second set, Donskoy played three match points.
The world anti-doping Agency (WADA) are encouraged by the progress of Russia in the fight against doping after the statement of President Vladimir Putin. The President acknowledged that the country's anti-doping system didn't work and called on to listen to the results of the work of the independent Commission WADA.
"Ufa" defeated Makhachkala "Anji" in a quarterfinal of the Cup of Russia on football. The meeting was held on Wednesday in Ufa, ended with the score 1:0. This match was the first for the former captain and coach of Russian national team Sergey Semak as a coach of the "Ufa". The Ufa's for the first time in history reached the semi-finals of the Cup of Russia.
U.S. Ambassador to Russia may become the former Governor of Utah John huntsman. About it reports CNN with reference to own sources in the administration. According to interlocutors of the channel, the huntsman was contacted on this issue with key advisors to the President of Donald trump and himself.
The head of the district Council Perovo, Moscow city, the 51-year-old Alexander Dovgopol detained on suspicion in fraud in especially large size. According to investigators, in late 2016, the official has signed a contract with a private firm for the provision of information services, they are not received but the money was transferred.
The American company United Launch Alliance launched space booster Atlas V with the air force base Vandenberg in California. The objective of the unit — to put into orbit a satellite NROL-79 National management of military space reconnaissance. The activities of the Agency are classified, so the purpose of the satellite is not reported.