"“This is a Christian country... If you go to Turkey or Saudi Arabia and start to discredit Islam, the reaction will be the same”"
Student who fled to Austria from Chechnya
"This study shows how governments in Europe ... are fuelling dangerous climate change and air pollution with taxpayers’ money.""
Overseas Development Institute
"Thousands of seeds of a single species can be kept alive for tens or hundreds of years""
Maria Manuela Sim-Sim
Curator, Seed Bank A. L. Belo Correia
"He has independence at his core. It is not something that he has improvised"
Friend of Carles Puigdemont
"There will be no cheating. The process is set in a way that you can't cheat. Even at the precinct, the walls of the precinct or the doors of the polling places we will have the results posted."
"“My family are talking about Catalan independence in a WhatsApp group and it’s like hmmmm, I’m going to shut up,”"
"Sound needs to endure"
Music Director, Berlin Staatsoper
"It is so important for me, I have got the gold medal!"
Asian Games swimming champion, China
Russia bounced back from their opening defeat to Sweden by downing Team North America 4-3 in their second group B encounter of the the 2016 World Cup of Hockey.
Ice hockey star Serhiy Varlamov signed off his illustrious career by winning the Ukrainian Championship with Donbass following a best-of-seven final
The Chicago Blackhawks were honoured at the White House this week in celebration of the team’s 2015 Stanley Cup triumph. The Blackhawks beat the
The number 30 shirt of arguably ice hockey’s most celebrated goaltenders Martin Brodeur was retired on Tuesday evening. Prior to the New Jersey
Two of Rio’s Olympic venues are currently under the spotlight as test events for field hockey and badminton began this week. Seven nations, including
After launching airstrikes in Syria, Russian President Vladimir Putin chose to spend the rest of his birthday playing hockey. Taking to the ice in
The news that Russia could lose the 2018 World Cup if there is evidence Moscow has paid bribes to obtain the award threatens to strain further the
Ice Hockey hall of famer Jean Beliveau died on Tuesday night aged 83.
One of the finest and most elegant centres to grace the rink Beliveau helped
Russian ice hockey legend Viktor Tikhonov has died in Moscow aged 84 following a long-term illness.
After a glittering playing career, notably with
The ice hockey history books were rewritten this week when Noora Räty became the first Finnish woman ever to play a game in the men’s second-tier
Russia’s national ice hockey team paraded the world championship trophy on a bus tour of downtown Moscow on Tuesday.
Thousands of people lined the
Former Dynamo Moscow forward Alex Ovechkin and Evgeni Malkin both scored to lead Russia to a 5-2 victory over Finland in the final of the ice hockey
‘Red Army’ is the story of the Soviet Union’s world dominance in ice hockey during the Cold War and how it was used as a propaganda tool.
Norwegian newcomers Stavanger Oilers won the Continental Cup at the first time of asking on Sunday.
The Oilers lifted the title after they thrashed
Defending champions Donbass Donetsk opened the 2014 Continental Cup Final with a narrow 3-2 win over the Stavanger Oilers in Rouen on Friday
The American National Hockey League rang in the New Year in record-breaking style on Wednesday.
A crowd of over 105,000 spectators attended the
Norwegian ice hockey player Adrian Alvarstein Bockelie dances on the ice after the victory of his Arctic Eagles team over Viking.
Hockey legend Mike Vernon not only had a great career, but one that is arguably Hall of Fame worthy. The retired goaltender won the President’s
Sweden won their ninth world title on home ice in Stockholm courtesy of a 5-1 demolition of surprise package Switzerland on Sunday.