Tag Archives: Russia

  • Fan From the Stands Challenges MMA Fighter, Knocks Him Out (Video)

    Fan From the Stands Challenges MMA Fighter, Knocks Him Out (Video)

    Accepting a challenge from a fan in the stands may seem like an easy fight for any MMA fighter, but as you’ve probably heard many times before, things aren’t always what they seem. Max Baltrushin found that out the hard way during an Arrows MMA bout in Russia, as some dude by the name of […]

  • Russia Women’s 4×400 Relay Members Kiss on the Podium in Protest (Photo)

    Russia Women’s 4×400 Relay Members Kiss on the Podium in Protest (Photo)

    With the Winter Game in Sochi, Russia, less than seven months away, and the country’s anti-gay laws drawing plenty of ire from around the world, many athletes have used sports as a platform to voice their displeasure with Russia’s lack of concern for the safety and human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals […]

  • Russian Soccer Ref Attacks Player, Now Banned for Life (Video)

    Russian Soccer Ref Attacks Player, Now Banned for Life (Video)

    When it comes to soccer, it’s not only the fans, or even the players, who sometimes go a little loco. Every once in a while, the refs lose their minds, too. And no, I’m not just referring to blown calls. I’m talking about referees attacking players. It’s happened before, and now, in Russia, it’s happened […]

  • This Russian Soccer Fan Is Crazy (Video)

    This Russian Soccer Fan Is Crazy (Video)

    I’m not going to lie.  I don’t have much information to give you regarding this clip. At first glance, it appears as though it comes from a Russian soccer match (at least the YouTube title tells us that much), but I couldn’t tell you which teams were playing in this match, or exactly when it […]

  • Russian Synchronized Swimsuits Pay Trubite To Michael Jackson (Photo)

    Russian Synchronized Swimsuits Pay Trubite To Michael Jackson (Photo)

    No, your eyes have not deceived you.  Yes, that is Michael Jackson on the front of the Russian synchronized swim team’s swimsuits! Natalia Ishchenko and Svetlana Romashina paid tribute to the “King of Pop” by wearing swimsuits with MJ’s image on them and performing their technical duet routine on Sunday to a mix of several […]

  • Turns Out Female Euro Fans Are Pretty Attractive (Videos)

    Turns Out Female Euro Fans Are Pretty Attractive (Videos)

    Euro 2012 may only be 4 days old, but it has already given the sports world so much to talk about. There have been accusations of racist slurs, topless protesters, amazing goals, big upsets, and, of course, several outbreaks of fan violence. Oh, and did I mention all the attractive women? Cause we’ve already spotted […]

  • Russian Fans Attack Stadium Workers After Euro 2012 Victory (Video)

    Russian Fans Attack Stadium Workers After Euro 2012 Victory (Video)

    On Friday night, the Russian soccer team opened their Euro 2012 campaign with a resounding 4-1 victory over the Czech Republic in Wroclaw, Poland. Unfortunately, the huge win wasn’t enough to quell the angst of some (presumably drunk and/or high) Russian fans. After the game, in the concourse area, stadium officials tried to apprehend a […]

  • 5-Year-Old Boy Scores During Professional Soccer Match (Video)

    5-Year-Old Boy Scores During Professional Soccer Match (Video)

    Playing in his final match before retiring from the game of soccer, Vadim Evseev of Torpedo Zhodino was taken off during the 67th minute of his testimonial, and replaced by five-year-old Hrisan Dzheus. The match was being played in honor of Evseev, who played most of his football in Russia and Belarus, and also earned […]