04 August 2012, 20:00

Maria Sharapova wins silver at London Olympics

Today, the famous tennis player Maria Sharapova, a member of the delegation of the Krasnodar Territory within the Russian Olympic team in London, has won the Silver Medal in single tennis competition.

On August 2, Sharapova, who victoriously started her performance in London, entered a semi-final and defeated another Russian player Maria Kirilenko.

In the final match held at the All-England Lawn-Court Tennis Club (Wimbledon), Sharapova, seeded No. 3, lost to American lost to Serena Williams, seeded No. 4 – 0:6, 1:6, the RIA "Novosti" reports.

The match lasted for just over an hour, the "Sport.ru" reports.

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May 19, 2018 20:45

  • Men killed in attack on church in Grozny identified

    During militants' attack on the Archangel Michael Church in the capital of Chechnya, two policemen from Saratov, Kairat Rakhmetov and Vladimir Gorskov were killed. Three of the four killed militants are residents of Chechnya; the attackers' leader lived in a neighbouring region, Ramzan Kadyrov, the head of the republic, has stated.

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  • Attack on church in Grozny reminded attack in Kizlyar

    An attempt to capture a church in Chechnya, in which seven persons perished, was the second attack on Orthodox believers in Northern Caucasus since the start of the year. The responsibility for the previous attack in Kizlyar committed in February was claimed by the "Islamic State" (IS), a terrorist organization, banned in Russia by the court.

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