Sep 17 2014 - 14:51
Russian Minister for Sports Vitaly Mutko confirmed that Russia may face sports sanctions, similar to the boycott of the Olympic Games, Championat.com reports.The European Union considers moving the 2018 FIFA World Cup from Russia to another country.
Sep 12 2014 - 16:54
The Caucasian Peoples' Friendship bike ride is expected to be held in South Russia. The event will start in Pyatigorsk on September 14 and finish in Maykop, Yuga.ru reports Friday night.
Sep 11 2014 - 18:05
Anatoly Vorobyov, the Secretary General of the Russian Football Union, suggested gathering all players of the national team into one club and make it play in the Russian Premier League ahead of the 2018 FIFA World Cup.“We cannot hope that football stars will appear in our football in the next 3 years. Only perfect cooperation between players can give us a chance in the World Cup. We should find competitive advantages. One such advantage could be a home club Russia-2018,” Vorobyov said.
Sep 11 2014 - 17:38
Four hundred Cossacks will help the police to provide security while the F1 Russia Grand Prix is held in Sochi in October.Cossacks are often involved in securing mass events. They confirmed their effectiveness during the Olympic Games and Paralympics. And now they will participate in providing security during F1.The first Russian round of Formula One will be held on October 12, 2014, in Sochi.
Sep 9 2014 - 14:33
Fans of SKCF Sevastopol have asked Russian President Vladimir Putin to finance the football club. They reminded that the club has been participating in Russian matches for over a month but has not received the financial support promised by the Russian Sports Ministry. The club has been surviving via loans for three months, Championat.com reports