Society, Sport

Russian bandy players blessed for victory at world championship in Kazan

Print version

Russian bandy players blessed for victory at world championship in Kazan 21 January 2011,16:50

(Kazan, January 21, Tatar-Inform, Kristina Ivanova). A prayer service for victory of the Russian bandy team at the world championship has been held today at the Cross-Exaltation Cathedral in Kazan.

After the religious service the national team members and the team management took part in a press-conference at Tatar-Inform agency.

President of the International bandy Championship (FIB), head of the Russian Bandy Federation Boris Skrynnik informed that on December 29, 2009 an agreement with the Russian Orthodox Church had been signed. According to the document, the Church takes the national sport – bandy (so-called “Russian hockey” – Tatar-Inform) under its patronage.

“For 15 years the national team of Russia goes to the church to receive blessing for hard work, dedication, luck,” head of the Federation said.

*Sh
R/L

Found an error in the text? Select it and press Ctrl + Enter . The Orphus system is used.

Write a comment

Refresh with a mouse click


Related links:

Medvedev congratulates Russian bandy team on victory in world championship in Kazan  /  3 February 2011, 10:39
Bandy team of Russia wins back world champions title  /  31 January 2011, 09:16
Bandy world championship in Kazan: Russians win current world champions  /  28 January 2011, 10:36
Bandy world championship kicks off in Kazan  /  24 January 2011, 10:57
Russian bandy team hope for victory at world championship in Kazan  /  21 January 2011, 16:35

Interviews and Analysis

Head of Kyrym Birligi: Our votchina is R...

Its Chairman Seitumer Nimetullaev told Ati-times portal how ...

by Tatar-inform 30.10.2014

Salavat YUZEEV: People chewed gum at Kor...

The Tatarstan director of Korban-roman: Story with Victim mo...

by Tatar-inform 30.10.2014

Doctor-epidemiologist: Vaccination is a ...

Epidemiologists shout trouble from the rooftops: measles pro...

by Tatar-inform 22.10.2014

Life in contradiction: Donetsk chronicle...

Despite daily shelling of several parts in the city, people ...

by Tatar-inform 19.10.2014

Mars ISMAGILOV: I do not buy imported da...

Tatar-inform's reporter had a conversation with Tatarstan Co...

by Tatar-inform 16.10.2014

Ak Bars: first results...

The beginning stage of the Kontinental Hockey League is over...

by Tatar-inform 11.10.2014

Read more