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European Championships

‘UEFA cannot afford goal-line technology’ – Platini
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.

22.04.2013 13:53

Russian dancers dominate European figure skating champs
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.

26.01.2013 09:10

Platini announces revolutionary format for Euro 2020
UEFA President Michel Platini says 13 different countries across the continent will host the Euro 2020 games as European football’s governing body tries to reduce economic pressure on host nations.

26.01.2013 08:54

Volosozhar and Trankov defend European title
Russia’s pair skaters Tatiana Volosozhar and Maksim Trankov have retained their European figure skating crown scoring a season best 212.45 points in Zagreb.

25.01.2013 09:11

Elena Nikitina brings Russia historic gold at European Skeleton Champs
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.

18.01.2013 14:13

Head coach of Russian curling team feels no pressure ahead of Sochi 2014
The Russian women's curling team clinched gold at the European Championships earlier this month. RT caught up with the man behind their success - the new trainer is Swiss coach Thomas Lips.

25.12.2012 12:00

Katsikaris to head Team Russia post-Blatt
Greek national Fotios Katsikaris will be introduced as the new head coach of Russia's national basketball team on Monday, the head of the country's basketball federation said Sunday.

23.12.2012 14:27

Russia destroys Sweden at home Euro Hockey Tour event
It’s been a dream start for Russia’s Dream Team at the home Euro Hockey Tour event as the Red Machine destroyed Sweden 5-1.

13.12.2012 21:01

Russia to have Dream Team at home EHT stop
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.

06.12.2012 11:54

Russia gets tough opponents at UEFA Under-21 Champs
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.

29.11.2012 08:38

Italians deny Russian women footballer’s direct Euro 2013 qualification
The Russian women's football team have had their Euro 2013 qualification hopes dented after they lost 2-0 at home to group leaders Italy.

05.04.2012 11:56

Russian girls retain good chance of making it to European Championships
Russia's women's football team have taken a big step towards next summer’s European Championships after walloping minnows Macedonia in their latest qualifying game.

02.04.2012 10:16