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Ice hockey legend, father of Soviet Red Machine, dies at 84
Legendary ice hockey player and coach Viktor Tikhonov has died at the age of 84. The founder of famous Red Machine - the invincible Soviet hockey team - he brought his country dozens of gold medals, including three Olympic ones.

24.11.2014 09:10

Animal cruelty needs tough prison terms, say anti-blood sport campaigners
Hunters should face prison time for participating in illegal blood sports, animal welfare campaigners say. The League Against Cruel Sports report marks the 10th anniversary of the Hunting Act, which banned fox hunting in the UK.

18.11.2014 09:28

Like Formula 1: Awesome GoPro footage of 200mph hydroplane racing
Whether you like sports or not, you’re going to love this! A GoPro camera video just captured what 3,000 horse powers looks like in (and under) water.

14.11.2014 10:36

Gunshot wounds, fights with police: San Francisco riots after Giants win World Series
San Francisco Giants fans celebrated the team’s World Series championship throughout the City by the Bay. The late-night festivities turned violent in some places, with three people injured and several arrests.

30.10.2014 18:05

Albania flag-flying drone stops Serbia soccer match, sparks scuffles (PHOTOS)
A soccer match between Serbia and Albania was suspended after a drone with the Greater Albanian flag appeared at the stadium. The Albanian PM’s brother has been blamed for the incident, considered by Serbian authorities as a political provocation.

15.10.2014 03:52

'Everything aches!’ Putin reveals how he spent his birthday in Siberia
Russian President Vladimir Putin has revealed what he did for his 62nd birthday on Tuesday, when he took the day off work and headed into the Siberian wilderness. After walking 9 kilometers in a Siberian mountain range, “everything aches,” he said.

09.10.2014 11:12

NFL penalizes player for kneeling in Muslim prayer after scoring touchdown
​Husain Abdullah, of the NFL’s Kansas City Chiefs, was penalized during a game Monday for dropping to his knees in Muslim prayer after scoring. Fans on social media pointed out that Christian players often pray in similar fashion and are not penalized.

30.09.2014 14:17

Winner's fail: Top 5 painful, frustrating football goal celebrations (VIDEO)
A striker for Brazilian side, Coritiba, fell into the stadium’s basement after scoring for his team, inspiring RT to remember the most painful and frustrating goal celebrations in football history.

28.09.2014 14:04

No charges brought after NASCAR champ hits, kills competitor (SHOCKING VIDEO)
Famous NASCAR champion Tony Stewart has not faced any criminal charges after hitting and killing a young driver who confronted him on foot at a dirt-track race in Canandaigua, New York, on Saturday.

11.08.2014 03:40

Russian fans outraged as laser beam blinds goalkeeper in Algeria game
Goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev was blinded by a laser beam aimed directly at his eyes 10 seconds before Algeria scored the winning goal, said Russia’s coach Fabio Capello. Social media exploded with wild theories concerning the origin of the laser beam.

27.06.2014 14:35

Brazilian slum team challenges World Cup champs
The star team of the world's best footballers – still to be determined at the 2014 Brazil World Cup – has been challenged by a team of the world's poorest to play a match on their home field in the São Paulo slums.

21.06.2014 22:55

The World Cup and a world of changes
The 20th World Cup is upon us. The football World Cup is not only a great festival of sport – it also provides us with a snapshot of the world at the time the tournament takes place, and tells us much about the global political situation.

13.06.2014 23:16