Speed skating is a sports discipline that is included in the mandatory program of the Winter Olympics (OI). The goal of speed skating on ice is to quickly overcome the established distance in a vicious circle. Today, speed skating can be classic or in the form of a short track. Each type of discipline has its own requirements and nuances.
In order to learn how to understand speed skating and to successfully bet on relevant competitions in the future, it is recommended that you familiarize yourself with their rules and the main “pitfalls” in detail. Continue reading
Alpine skiing is a special descent from the snowy slopes. This discipline is traditionally very developed in countries such as Italy, Switzerland, Austria, France, Germany and the USA. In Russia, it is just beginning to gain momentum. An alternative name for this sport is “Alpine skiing”, in honor of the homeland of skiing – the Alps.
The organization of most of the major international competitions in this winter discipline is the responsibility of the International Ski Federation (FIS, FIS). She oversees all types of skiing and has over a hundred representative countries. FIS is headquartered in Switzerland, although it was originally based in France. Continue reading
Kayaking and canoeing is one of the most popular types of rowing and is included in the main program of the Olympic Games. The largest competitions in this sport are held under the auspices of the ICF. The International Canoe Federation is the leading organization in the development of kayaking and canoeing. She is responsible for all official international competitions, including the World Cup, European and World Championships.
IKF headquarters is located in Lausanne. The canoe competition center is based there, which all national federations are subordinate to. For example, in Russia, the All-Russian Canoe and Kayak Federation is considered the representative of ICF. Continue reading