Russia’s Most Popular Sports

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Americans are pretty competitive, but, we tend to stick to the Top 5 when it comes to pro sports. Not the Russians. They take every competition seriously and have some of the finest athletes in the world. And these are some of their favorite games…
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Russian Figure Skating

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Russian Basketball

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Russian Volleyball

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Russian Cross Country Skiing

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Russian Biathlon

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Russian Speed Skating

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Russian Football

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Russian Rugby

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Russian Boxing

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Russian Judo

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Russian Weightlifting

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Russian Wrestling

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Russian Fencing

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Russian Swimming

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Russian High Diving

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Russian Mixed Martial Arts

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Russian Gymnastics

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Russian Ice Hockey

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And, Finally

Russian Chess. That’s right. Chess is a sport in Russia, and, possibly its most popular game. Where’s Bobby Fischer when you need him most? Oh. Right. Never mind…
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