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Official season will start later

The official start of the season at Gazprom-Ugra is postponed from 1 September in the middle of the month. The All-Russian Volleyball Federation moved the first round of the preliminary part of the Russian Cup in our group from Belgorod to Kazan and joined the second round in time. Thus, "Zenit-Kazan", "Belogorye", Gazprom-Yugra and Neftyanik (Orenburg) will actually play one two round robin tournament with 12 by 19 september Read more »

Practice has begun

In St. Petersburg, another Platonov Memorial started, sorry for the tautology, season of pre-season friendly tournaments. The early start of the traditional competition is explained by the Spartakiad scheduled for August, in which the first eight clubs of the Superleague will take part. true, only two of them will play in St. Petersburg, local "Zenith" and Sosnovy Bor "Dynamo-LO". St. Petersburg in the group will compete with the Belarusian "Shakhtar" (Soligorsk) and the Russian national team U-19. Read more »

Happy Birthday, captain!

Friends, Dmitry Makarenko celebrates his birthday today, needs no introduction. He started his career in 2003 year in the capital "Ray", then there were "Zorkiy", "Motorist", MSTU, "Dinamo-LO", «New», St. Petersburg "Zenith", "Samotlor" and, finally, "Gazprom-Ugra". And although in the period of preparation for the new season, the place of the team captain is vacant, we call Dmitry that way - after all, he Read more »

"Gazprom-Ugra" came out of vacation

The day before, Gazprom-Ugra got together for the first time after returning from vacation. The general meeting was held right in the club locker room, to immediately set the guys on a working mood. The new coaching staff represented by head coach Alexander Gorbatkov and his assistant Denis Garkushenko introduced the players to the pre-season training plan, held a “motivational five-minute session” and wished everyone to do without injuries. 18-19 July players Read more »

Denys Harkushenko: “I didn’t manage to go to the Olympics as a player. Can, turn out to be a coach?»

The new coaching staff of Gazprom-Ugra does not hide ambitions: assistant to Alexander Horbatkov, Denis Garkushenko, a well-known setter in the past, sets maximum goals for himself and the team. We talked with him immediately after arriving in Surgut and found out a lot of interesting things. Denis, remind us of your volleyball career. Started in his native Vologda, then moved to Yaroslavl. From there he got into the national Read more »

Alexander Gorbatkov: "I go to the goal and achieve my goal"

In the new season, Gazprom-Ugra is going with a new head coach - Alexander Gorbatkov, whom fans remember with experience as a player of Samotlor, "Octane" (now "Nova"), "Iskra" and ... "Gazprom-Yugra". As a coach, Alexander Ivanovich was noted in the same "Nova", after which he disappeared from the radar of the Superleague for a short time. We met with him on the eve of the start of pre-season training and found out a lot Read more »


With deep regret, we announce, that yesterday, 30 June 2022, Sergey Ovechkin, trainer-analyst of VK Gazprom-Yugra, suddenly died. Sergey Sergeevich - one of the old-timers of the volleyball club, he was with us 14 years old, sharing the joy of victory and the bitterness of defeat. It is difficult to overestimate his professional and personal contribution to the common cause., we have lost one of the main team members. Especially bitter Read more »

Артем Хабибуллин: “When you win, you progress much faster”

The last season went off with a bang for YUKIOR, the youth team of Gazprom-Ugra. Fourth place in the championship, second - in the International Cup. In the decisive matches, Artem Khabibullin, the head coach of the team, stood at the edge of the pitch, three years ago he played for Gazprom-Ugra in the Super League. Artem already has some coaching experience, and also your vision Read more »

Yuri Palatovsky: "The players decide, not injections"

Yuri Alekseevich Palatovsky, doctor of "Gazprom-Ugra", started his career in Russian volleyball with the star "Belogorye" in the mid-90s, and continued in Kazan Dynamo-TTG, which was taking off. Before that, there was Kharkiv Lokomotiv, work in athletics and even in exotic American football, Yuri Alekseevich managed to check himself. The doctor is the most titled employee of the Surgut club, three times champion of Russia, five Read more »

Goran Stamenkovic: "Russia is the pinnacle"

He is called the coolest fan of Kuzbass, Siberia and even all of Russia. They, who does not know Goran Stamenkovic personally, probably repeatedly seen in the stands of the Kemerovo "Arena" this bright personality in a helmet)). This is what he is, Siberian Serb and ardent fan of volleyball and sports in general, cheerful and open Goran. In Surgut, he was "brought" to the World Championship in Read more »