Eurovision organizers fine Ukraine for failing to adequately fulfil obligationsWorld June 29, 18:51
Putin hails growing ties between Russia and GermanyRussian Politics & Diplomacy June 29, 18:25
Russia’s future orbital station to have no service life limitScience & Space June 29, 18:21
All five defendants charged with Nemtsov's murder found guiltyRussian Politics & Diplomacy June 29, 17:48
Relatives of defendants in Nemtsov murder case to appeal to ECHRSociety & Culture June 29, 17:46
Russian shipyard may equip exported warships with latest air defense missile/gun systemMilitary & Defense June 29, 17:24
EU envoys ratify Ukraine Association AgreementWorld June 29, 17:15
Russian opera star Hvorostovsky cancels Vienna season concertsSociety & Culture June 29, 16:30
Samantha Smith: 10-year-old Goodwill Ambassador that embraced warmth during the Cold WarSociety & Culture June 29, 16:29
SOCHI, February 18. /ITAR-TASS/. US freestyle skier David Wise won the gold medal in halfpipe at the XXII Olympic Winter Games in the Russian Black Sea resort of Sochi.
Canada’s Mike Riddle took silver, and France’s Kevin Rolland secured bronze.
Russia’s Pavel Nabokikh failed to qualify.
Wise was born on June 30, 1990 in Reno, Nevada. He is the 2013 world champion and the 2013/2014 world cup winner in ski halfpipe, as well as a three-time champion of X Games in 2012, 2013 and 2014.