The President of Russian Vladimir Putin marked his 63rd birthday with an ice hockey match along with Defense Minister,National Hockey League stars and his close friends in Sochi, Russia.
The Russian president has returned to the “international limelight” since launching a bombing campaign in Syria last week against Washington’s disappointment.
On Wednesday, Putin marked his birthday by holding a meeting with the Russian Defense Minister before they both took off the ice in Sochi to play hockey with government officials and National Hockey League (NHL) stars like Pavel Bure, Vyacheslav, Alexey Kasatonov, Valery Kamensky and Alexander Mogilny.
Russian president has scored 7 goals and led his team to win 15-10, the Kremlin said. The opponent of Putin’s team includes his old friends and leading Russian politicians. “Those who are moving with the eyes full of victory will definitely score that point”, he said in a televised speech to start the new season of Night Ice Hockey. The match is broadcast live on national television.
Ice Hockey Russian Federation awarded President Putin a prize for his contributions to sports, Rossiya 2 TV channel said on Twitter. In Grozny, the capital of Chechnya, where the Kremlin has fought two anti-secession wars over the past 20 years, Russian and Italian football players played a match in Putin’s honor.
Two famous Russian rappers donate the latest song “My best friend” to celebrate Putin’s birthday along with a video shot in Red Square, Moscow. This is an ice hockey game of the first Russian President’s Night Ice Hockey since May 2012 in Moscow. This is the time when Putin took office for a third term.
In 2000, Putin took office as head of state and re-assumed his office in 2012. The Russian president revealed that the possibility of continuing to run for another term in 2018, meaning that he will be in office until 2024.
Recently, the page “Total Pro Sports” has released a list of the most adventurous sports in the world. Rugby, ice-hockey and bike racing are the top names.
Every year, there are up to 2,490,000 different serious injuries related to this sport. Although the total number of injuries is less than basketball, the rate of injury in rugby is top high with about 4.85% of players who have been injured. The number of head injury injuries in 2013 reached 274,455 cases.
One of the main principles of skateboarding is that you have to accept dangerous movements regularly until you master the techniques. While professional skateboarding contests equip athletes with a lot of protection, the children who play skateboarding daily on the road do not have a similar item. The number of skateboarding injuries is 676,000 and its injury rate ranks second among the subjects: 1.86%.
After motorbike racing, cycling is probably the most deadly sport. Races are always dangerous, especially in mountain races. 2013 reports show that there are 2,490,000 injuries due to racing. The injury rate of this sport is 1.29%, ranking 5th in the subjects.
There is not yet an exact number for all those who ride horses to calculate the rate of injury. But one thing is certain: horse riding is an expensive and potentially dangerous sport. There are 316,000 injuries due to horse riding in 2013.
Tennis injuries are primarily a problem with wrist, ankle and ligament joints. Tennis players also face a very high risk of injury. There are about 87,000 injuries in tennis in 2013, accounting for 0.14% of athletes.
We are talking about a top high-risk sport. Professionally minded hockey players may have to sacrifice their entire teeth because of injuries even though they were equipped with an iron cage to protect their face and wear about 13 kg. other protective equipment. There are still 105,000 injuries from hockey athletes in 2013.