The recently approved method used to determine when the ball has completely crossed the goal line with electronic assistance is too expensive for UEFA, the president of the European football governing body Michel Platini told RT.
Ekaterina Bobrova and Dmitry Soloviev have grabbed gold in the ice dance at the European Figure Skating Championships in Zagreb, leaving another Russian pair, Elena Ilinykh and Nikita Katsalapov, close behind.
Russia’s Elena Nikitina has claimed the European Skeleton Championship and also a World Cup stop in Igls, Austria. She becomes the first Russian to win an official international event in the sport’s history.
Russia will boast a whole bunch of star NHLers at the home stage of the Euro Hockey Tour to be held next week in Moscow. On Thursday, the team’s head coach Zinetula Bilyaletdinov announced his preliminary choice for the tournament.
Russia has been sent into the ‘Group of Death’ at the 2013 UEFA Under-21 tournament alongside reigning champions Spain as well as the Netherlands and Germany. However, the team’s head coach Nikolay Pisarev remained calm when commenting on the draw.