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Russian figure skaters to watch next season

03 Aug 2018

In St. Petersburg, we are already more than halfway through the summer, which means that the time of fancy boat parties is slowly coming to an end. However, before we brace ...
05 Jul 2018

After saving two penalties in Russia’s match against Spain, Igor Akinfeev has become a Russian national hero. However, he is far from the greatest вратарь (goalkeeper) in ...
13 Oct 2017

Every country has its own sports, like how Brazil has football or Austria has skiing. And Russia is no different. This blog is all about the wealth of sport that you can watch ...
18 Jul 2017

Whenever I travel, my first order of business is to find the local rock gym. As a lifelong climbing (скалолазание) addict, I suffer near emotional collapse if there’s not a ...
28 Nov 2016

On December 11th the familiar sounds of Santa’s` “HO HO HO” will be heard in Riga’s old town when the Santa’s Fun Run is taking place. The charity run is organized by the ...
07 May 2015

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Did you know Orienteering and Geocaching are two very popular outdoor activities amongst Rigans? Turns out orienteering is a big thing in Latvia, so much so that they ...
20 Oct 2014

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Beloved football team of St. Petersburg, Zenit, has taken a two point loss to their lead at the top of the Russian Premier League, following a draw against team FC ...
03 Apr 2014

Kekava Women's Floorball Team reached the finals of the Latvian Elite League for the first time in the history of the club last weekend! Having continually finished third in ...
26 Mar 2014

If you didn't manage to go to Sochi for the Winter Olympics 2014 to see all the athletes in action, here's your change to meet actual Olympians! Over the next few weeks, ...
25 Mar 2014

President Vladimir Putin has launched a programme to improve the physical fitness of Russians all across the country! The programme, similar to an old Soviet-era plan ...
04 Mar 2014

Moscow Sports is a thing in Moscow. I don't know if you knew that Moscow is a very sporty city, with a rich sporting history and many teams for different sports are based in ...
24 Feb 2014

After three fantastic weeks of athletic prowess, the Sochi Winter Olympics came to a close last night with a glittering Closing Ceremony, featuring dancing, speeches and ...