Up to 30 feared dead as avalanche hits Italian hotel — mediaWorld January 19, 11:20
European Court of Human Rights decision on Yukos case contradicts Russia’s ConstitutionRussian Politics & Diplomacy January 19, 10:54
Russian citizen detained in Spain upon US request receives consular supportRussian Politics & Diplomacy January 19, 10:39
Moscow cannot recognize legitimacy of Washington’s actions regarding its property in USRussian Politics & Diplomacy January 19, 10:15
Russian Navy plans to modernize five big antisubmarine shipsMilitary & Defense January 19, 8:54
North Korea builds two road-mobile intercontinental ballistic missiles — YonhapWorld January 19, 8:50
US political advisor says Trump and Putin likely to start things off on different footingWorld January 19, 8:14
Russian military doctors back home from SyriaMilitary & Defense January 19, 7:52
Russia urges UN SC against using Iran nuclear deal in new formatsRussian Politics & Diplomacy January 19, 5:47
SOCHI, February 12. /ITAR-TASS/. Slovenian Maze, Swiss Gisin have shared the Olympic gold in women’s downhill.
The gold Olympic medal has been awarded to two downhill skiers on Wednesday for the first time in the history of the Olympic Games.
Slovenia’s Tina Maze and Switzerland’s Dominique Gisin raced the downhill track at Rosa Khutor Alpine Skiing center, both clocking 1 minute 41.57 seconds, which was the best result which earned both gold medals.
Earlier, the Olympics downhill giant slalom had brought two silver medals to Christine Goitschel of France and US Jean Soubert in Innsbruck in1964; in 1992 two Olympic silver medals were awarded in giant slalom to Diann Roffe of the United States and Anita Wachter of Austria in Albertville: in 1998 the two silver medalists were Didier Cuche of Switzerland and Hans Knauss of Austria at the Nagano Olympics.
Gisin's gold medal was the first top award in women's downhill which Switzerland has won after the triumph of Michela Figini at the 1984 Olympics.