Handball will be developed according to Program-2024

12 November 2016 • HandballMass media coverage

Following the results of the meeting of the Presidential Council on Physical Culture and Sport Vladimir Putin instructed to establish a Handball Development Program till 2024.

“Commission to establish a development program for handball and sambo till 2024, – for Government of the Russian Federation executive bodies that head these core kinds of sport, the Handball Federation of Russia and the All-Russian Sambo Federation”, – says the official Kremlin web-site. (more…)

S&P upgrades DeloPorts to “BB-” with stable outlook

08 November 2016 • Delo GroupMass media coverage

Standard & Poor’s rating agency (S&P) upgraded DeloPorts’ long-term credit rating from B+ to BB- with a “stable” outlook.
The rating update reveals expectations of S&P analysts about the recovery of container market at the Black Sea during the next 2-3 years, and DeloPorts gaining benefits from improvement of the business environment. (more…)

Sergey Shishkarev: Victory of our women’s handball team in Rio – is Cinderella fairytale

26 October 2016 • HandballMass media coverage

President of the Handball Federation of Russia gave interview to Sport-Express after the recent colorful speech at the Presidential Council on Physical Culture and Sport

AFTER OLYMPIC GOLD PEOPLE FELL IN LOVE WITH HANDBALL

On 11 October the Presidential Council on Physical Culture and Sport was held in Vladimiskiy region. Among other things, you called the national Olympic handball team “15 Cinderellas”. Could you please explain why?

Obviously, the victory at the Olympic Games is a sign of a certain kind of sport dominating in the country. It is a sign of prosperity, welfare and the right development. Unfortunately, we can’t say this about handball at the moment. Our sport is not at the good level of development, but it has great potential. I keep saying that the success of our women’s team at Rio Olympics happened not “due to” but “despite of” some circumstances. (more…)

Dr. Hassan Moustafa: “FOOTBALL IS BUSINESS, HANDBALL IS SPORT”

11 October 2016 • HandballMass media coverage

President of the International Handball Federation (IHF) Dr. Hassan MOUSTAFA and President of the Handball Federation of Russia (HFR) Sergey SHISHKAREV visited the editorial office of the Sport-Express Newspaper where they told us about the nerve-wrecking path of getting our national team to Rio Olympics and the hard work that lies before Russian handball players to hold on to the champion status. (more…)

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