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Dmitry Medvedev presented state decorations for promoting sports cooperation

November 22, 2011

Dmitry Medvedev presented the Order of Friendship to President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Jacques Rogge, President of the International Weightlifting Federation Tamas Ajan (IWF), President of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Lamine Diack and President of the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) Rene Fasel.

Tags: sport, state decorations

Dmitry Medvedev attended the finals of the President's Cup rowing regatta

October 8, 2011

In Krasnodar, the President watched the finals of the second presidential rowing regatta and presented awards to winners in the competition.

Tags: regions, sport, Krasnodar Territory

Presidential instructions following meeting on Continental Hockey League issues

September 19, 2011

Dmitry Medvedev approved a list of instructions following a September 12, 2011 meeting on Continental Hockey League issues.

Tags: social services, sport, transport

Meeting on issues of supporting Lokomotiv Yaroslavl ice hockey club

September 12, 2011

The meeting addressed possible methods for supporting the club, which lost its core members in a plane crash near Yaroslavl, as well as support for the victims’ families.

Tags: sport

Presidents of Russia and Turkey paid tribute to Lokomotiv Yaroslavl hockey team players

September 8, 2011

Dmitry Medvedev and President of Turkey Abdullah Gul paid tribute to the memory of the Lokomotiv ice hockey team players and Yak-42 crew members killed in the plane crash near Yaroslavl.

Tags: sport, Yaroslavl Region

Meeting with members of Russia’s national student teams

August 26, 2011

Dmitry Medvedev visited the Southern Federal Sports Training Centre, where national teams in the various summer and winter sports train for competition. After looking over the Centre, the President met with members of Russia’s national university students’ team.

Tags: regions, sport, Krasnodar Territory

Dmitry Medvedev observed construction of Olympic facilities in Sochi

August 23, 2011

The President viewed the sports facilities under construction for the 2014 Olympics from a helicopter. Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Kozak, who is in charge of supervising preparations for the 2014 Olympic Games, reported on progress in construction to the President.

Tags: Sochi 2014, sport, Krasnodar Territory

Congratulations to Russia’s national synchronised swimming team

July 23, 2011

Dmitry Medvedev sent congratulations to Russia’s national synchronised swimming team following their victory at the World Aquatics Championships.

Tags: sport

Congratulations to Russian national synchronised swimming team

July 20, 2011

Dmitry Medvedev congratulated the Russian synchronised swimming team on winning a gold medal at the World Aquatics Championships in Shanghai.

Tags: sport

Joint meeting of the Council for the Development of Physical Culture and Sport and the Russian Olympians Foundation

June 25, 2011

The meeting was devoted to training Russian national teams for the London 2012 Summer Olympics and the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics.

Tags: Sochi 2014, sport, Republic of Tatarstan

Opening of World Figure Skating Championship

April 27, 2011

Svetlana Medvedeva attended the opening ceremony for the World Figure Skating Championship at Megasport Ice Palace on Khodynka field in Moscow.

Tags: sport

Presidential grants for Russia’s national teams’ athletes, trainers and sports professionals

March 31, 2011

Dmitry Medvedev signed Executive Order On Presidential Grants for Russia’s National Teams’ Athletes, Trainers and Other Sports Professionals Involved in the Sports Included in the Programme of Olympic Games, Paralympic Games and Deaflympics, as well as Champions of Olympic Games, Paralympic Games and Deaflympics.

Tags: sport

Visit to Yantar sports centre

March 31, 2011

Dmitry Medvedev viewed the new multifunctional Yantar sports centre in Moscow’s Strogino area and discussed the development of national sports with Russian athletes.

Tags: children, sport

Congratulations on the occasion of the Russian Olympic Committee's 100th anniversary

February 25, 2011

Dmitry Medvedev congratulated the Russian Olympic Committee and all olympians on the organisation's 100th anniversary.

Tags: sport

Visit to the Roza Khutor Alpine Ski Resort

February 18, 2011

Dmitry Medvedev watched a stage of the competition in the Alpine Ski European Cup 2011 currently underway at the Roza Khutor ski resort.

Tags: Sochi 2014, sport, Krasnodar Territory

Meeting with winners of XXV World Winter Universiade

February 8, 2011

Dmitry Medvedev met in the Kremlin with the winners and runners-up of XXV World Winter Universiade held in Erzurum, Turkey on January 27-February 6, 2011, where Russian athletes came first in the overall team standings in terms of the number of medals.

Tags: sport

Executive order establishing Presidential Weightlifting Cup

February 5, 2011

Dmitry Medvedev signed Executive Order On Establishing the President of the Russian Federation’s Weightlifting Cup.

Tags: sport

Congratulations to Russian athletes on victory in 2011 Winter Universiade

February 3, 2011

Dmitry Medvedev congratulated Kristina Gorshkova and Vitaly Butikov for winning gold in the ice dancing competition, and Lubov Iliushechkina and Nodari Maisuradze for winning gold in figure skating.

Tags: sport

Congratulations on the victory in Dakar Rally

January 16, 2011

Dmitry Medvedev congratulated the Russian KAMAZ truck team on the victory in the 2011 Dakar Rally.

Tags: sport

Congratulations to Russia’s national junior ice hockey team

January 6, 2011

Dmitry Medvedev congratulated the young Russian athletes on winning the 2011 IIHF World Junior Championship.

Tags: sport

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