Young Georgian judo wrestler captured Georgia`s first gold medal at the London Olympic Games by defeating four rivals, the last of whom was 11 years older than the Georgian sportsman. Lasha won men`s under 66-kilogram category on July 29. Shavdatuashvili, 20, defeated in the final Hungary`s Miklós Ungvári and before that made his way to the final after defeating in semi-final one of the favorites Masashi Ebinuma of Japan. Georgian president has already congratulated whole Georgia and the gold medal holder on this victory. `This is an unforgettable day for whole Georgia and for Gori in Particular - 20 year-old judo wrestler Lasha Shavdatuashvili became Olympic champion. He fought worthily against a very experienced rival, he trusted in himself and brought the first gold medal to Georgian national Olympic team,` President said in the letter of congratulation.
President of Georgia Mikheil Saakashvili congratulates the footballers of the FC Dila Gori on the victory in Cyprus, where Georgian footballers scored three goals against local team. President`s letter of congratulation was published on his official website.
A dispute at Larnaca’s Antonis Papadopoulos Stadium, where Georgia’s FC Dila Gori played vs. Anorthosis of Cyprus, grew into a mass clash between the fans of Anorthosis and the police The fans of the Cyprus team, dissatisfied with the game played by their favorites...
Georgian President congratulated on the success achieved at the London Olympics 2012 to the parents of 20-year-old judo wrestler, who captured Georgia`s first gold medal at the by defeating four rivals, the last of whom was 11 years older than him.
The management of the Football Club Zestaponi has sent an open letter to the Georgian Football Federation regarding its failure to pay the membership fee for the Georgian national championship in football.
Britain`s Queen Elizabeth declared the London Olympics open after playing a cameo role in a dizzying ceremony designed to highlight the grandeur and eccentricities of the nation that invented modern sport.
The opening ceremony of the 30th Olympic Games is due to take place later after seven years of preparations in London today. The ceremony will begin at midnight by Tbilisi time and three-hour spectacle in the Olympic Stadium...
Tskhinvali puppet regime is preparing to host an international football match in August - reportedly, the Tskhinvali team will play vs. Kosovo on August 7th. The date was selected symbolically on the fourth anniversary of the beginning of war in 2008.