History in Color: The cover photo pictures Khristo Plachkov of Team Bulgaria performing snatch lift in the 1970s. Khristo Plachkov (1953-2009) of Asenovgrad, Bulgaria was truly a legend in the history of Olympic weightlifting....
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About This Blog
I am Arthur Chidlovski. I was born in Moscow, Russia, and for the last 25 years, have lived in Boston, MA. I am a Soviet sports historian and an award-winning documentary filmmaker who recently contributed and appeared on NBC's "The Cold War on Ice" and HBO's "Broad Street Bullies". Chidlovski Blog Chidlovski was originally started in 2009 at the Livejournal network in Russian. In Spring of 2015, the blog moved to Chidlovski.Net. Main areas of blog publications are History of Sports (primarily, hockey and olympic weightlifting), Photography, Filmmaking, Web Design and Development, Information Technology and more listed in the tags area.
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Our Special Projects
- 1972-2022: Scoring Tournament Winning Goals For Canada
- Rafael Chimishkyan (1929-2022)
- 1972-2022: Bobby Orr International
- Nikolay Varava in Braunau, Germany
- Everybody Loves Balderis (BETA version)
- 1972-2022, Lost and Found: Canadian Suitcase In Moscow Airport in 1972
- Team Great Britain: Royally Strong Before the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome
- 1972-2022, Lucrative Offers: Was Phil Esposito Approached in Moscow to Play for the Red Army?
- 1972-2022, Team Rejects: Helmut Balderis
- 1972-2002: How Many Soviet Equipment Managers Worked with 1972 Team Canada in Moscow?