Olympic champion Darya Domracheva of Belarus won the women's mass start World Cup race in Pokljuka, Slovenia, on Sunday.
Russia has won one gold, one silver and three bronzes on the second day of the Sochi Paralympic Games and is first in medal count on Sunday.
Russian alpine skier Alexei Bugaeyv has won bronze the men's Standing Supergiant at the Paralympic Games in Sochi. His result was 1 minute 22.3 seconds.
Russian cross country skiers Roman Petushkov, Irek Zaripov and Alexander Davidovich have won three medals in men's 15 km sitting race at the Paralympic Games in Sochi.
Five sets of medals will be contested at the XI Paralympic Winter Games in the Russian Black Sea resort city of Sochi on Sunday. Paralympic athletes will compete for medals in cross-country skiing and Alpine skiing, Russian wheelchair curling and ice sledge hockey teams will hold next matches.
On the first day of the XI Winter Paralympic games the Russian athletes have won 12 medals – 4 gold, 6 silver and 2 bronze – out of 12 sets of medals available.
Russian biathlete Mikhalina Lysova has won the gold medal in women's 6-kilometer race for visually impaired at the XI Paralympic Winter Games Russia hosts in its Black Sea resort of Sochi.
Sochi has played host to the 11th Winter Paralympics opening ceremony. A record number of fans have come to see the Games, while the tickets were sold out long before the Games kicked off. President Vladimir Putin attended the opening ceremony.
Russian biathlete Roman Petushkov on Saturday won gold in men's 7.5-kilometer sitting race at the XI Paralympic Winter Games Russia hosts in its southern resort of Sochi.
Russia's Svetlana Konovalova has won a silver medal at the distance of six kilometres - sitting.
Russia's Aleksandra Frantceva has won a bronze medal in Women's Downhill - Visually Impaired at the Sochi Paralympic Games.
The XI Winter Paralympic Games are beginning in Sochi. Over ten days from March 7 to 16, athletes with physical impairments from 45 states will contest 72 sets of medals in five sports. The Russian team is hoping to repeat the result achieved at the previous Winter Paralympics in Vancouver where it won a record-breaking number of medals. Chances that their hopes may come true are very high indeed.
Russian President Vladimir Putin's spokesman confirmed that, at a meeting on Thursday with the head of the Ukrainian Paralympic Committee, Putin insisted that the Winter Paralympics opening in Sochi on Friday stay clear of politics.
Oscar Pistorius told a security guard "everything is fine" after shooting Reeva Steenkamp, the guard told the court on the fifth day of the South African athlete's murder trial.
The Winter Paralympics opening in Sochi on Friday will be the biggest in history, bringing together 547 athletes from 45 countries, International Paralympic Committee (IPC) spokesman Craig Spence told a news conference.
Michael Schumacher's condition remains unchanged as he continues the process of waking up, his manager said Friday.
The cultural programme of the 11th Winter Paralympics, which kick off on March 7th 2014 in Sochi, is expected to become rich and diverse. The numerous fans will be impressed both by athletic achievements and performance by Russian and foreign music stars, the UNESCO World Children's Choir and winners of creativity competitions, as well as by stage productions and art exhibits.
On March 5, the Paralympic Games' Flame arrived in Sochi after having visited all eight federal districts of Russia.
Some 2.5 million people of disabilities will be able to do sports in Russia by 2020, or five times as many as today, Russian President Vladimir Putin said in an interview with Russian and foreign media on the eve of the Paralympic Games in Russia’s Black Sea resport city of Sochi.
Ukrainian Donbass will play its Kontinental Hockey League’s home play-off matches in Donetsk, KHL Vice President Vladimir Shalaev says. Earlier, mass media reported that Donbass would not be able to play home play-off matches because of the tense political situation in the country. In the first round of the playoffs, the Donetsk team will meet with Riga’s Dinamo. Donbass would play play-offs of the KHL in Donetsk, Shalaev said to journalists.