Bad Russian Wrestler Throws Slapping Fit, Starts Brawl


What you are watching is a brief portion of a freestyle wrestling match that took place at Far Eastern Federal University in Vladivostok, Russia. I don’t know if anything preceded this little scuffle, but I imagine the guy in red was getting worked, because those are the kicks and slaps of a desperate, frustrated man. » 4/13/15 5:51pm 4/13/15 5:51pm

Russian Hockey Brawl Leaves Coach Shirtless And Triumphant

This dude right here—who seems to be feeling pretty good about the fact that he just exited a hockey brawl down a shirt, jacket, and tie—is named Andrei Razin, and he’s the head coach of a hockey team in Russia’s minor league. He ended up this way after scrapping with opposing head coach Alex Zhdahin, who was getting… » 4/03/15 12:04pm 4/03/15 12:04pm

The Sochi Olympics Were Even More Of A Boondoggle Than You thought

The 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, were a scam from the very start. Sochi is a resort city with mild weather that had nothing close to the infrastructure necessary to host the Olympics, yet the initial budget was only $12 billion dollars. In comparison, the budget for the 2010 Winter Olympics—held in the much… » 2/05/15 11:40pm 2/05/15 11:40pm

Three More Sponsors Decide To Stop Supporting Slavery, Drop FIFA 

Good news everybody! Three of FIFA's biggest sponsors—Johnson & Johnson, Castrol, and Continental Tires—confirmed to The Telegraph that they have cut their ties with FIFA, joining Sony and Emirates in declining to continue supporting slavery. As second-tier World Cup sponsors in 2014, the three companies paid FIFA… » 1/22/15 8:15pm 1/22/15 8:15pm

Spanish Hooligans' Murderous Brawl Meant To Imitate "Russian-Fights"

The more info that comes out about that huge brawl between Spanish soccer ultras that killed one participant, the crazier the whole ordeal seems. Apparently, the fight was pre-planned by the two ultras groups, and was intended to imitate the growing trend of "Russian-fights," where rival fans meet up for the express… » 12/03/14 3:59pm 12/03/14 3:59pm

Spoiler Alert: After FIFA Probe, Qatar Gets To Keep Its World Cup

The summary of a year-long investigation into the bidding process for the next two World Cups will not be released until tomorrow, but the gist has already leaked via the English press. Basically: everyone involved was corrupt, but the 2018 and 2022 tournaments will not be taken away from Russia or Qatar. » 11/12/14 4:42pm 11/12/14 4:42pm

Just Six Months After the Olympics, Sochi Looks Like a Ghost Town

It's been almost exactly six months since the Sochi Olympics wrapped up and the world promptly moved on to speculating about the Rio 2016. Since then, the area has been left holding the proverbial bag—which as Russian photographer Alexander Belenkiy shows us, is full of too many buildings and not enough people to… » 8/25/14 5:08pm 8/25/14 5:08pm