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1. Flame Out

Due to the sports doping ban about which much has been written, Russia was not allowed to compete in the Tokyo Olympics this summer. But Russian athletes did compete under the “flag” of the “Russian Olympic Committee” (ROC).

Tags: sport, olympics
2. Feats of Strength, Leopard-Print, and Condoms

In this week's Odder News, the Moscow Zoo tries a new marketing tactic; a consumer protection agency gives its condom recommendations; and high winds call for desperate measures.

Tags: coronavirus, Orthodox Church, religion, science, weather, sex, animals, fashion, sport, international women's day, health
3. The Illegal and the Unbelievable

This week’s “criminals”: politicians with dead souls, chocolate Robin Hoods, kid-conductors, and a woman who just wants to go home.

Tags: nature, workers, sport, Yekaterinburg, health, science, Moscow, Gogol, crime
4. A Race With a Heart (of a Dog)

Every year, people from all over the world convene in a small snowy town in northern Russia for the friendliest and fluffiest of sports events – started by an Orthodox nun in a wheelchair who had an idea... and a dog.

Tags: children, North, dogs, sport
5. Second Sight

Some gifted young athletes are excelling at the world’s favorite sport – football (aka soccer) – which is amazing given that they are all legally blind.

Tags: disabled, sport, soccer, blind
6. Chtenia 17

The next issue of Chtenia, #17, is being laid out this weekend, and as always, there's a deep satisfaction in seeing the whole team's work come to fruition. The theme of the issue is Sport, which at the moment strikes me as a great counterpoint to the winter season, when holidays and cold weather compromise one's fitness routine with such gleeful impunity.

Tags: vasilisa, sport, bylina
By Nina Shevchuk-Murray

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