Vitaly Mutko

CAS dismisses Russians' appeal against Olympics ban

The Ad Hoc Division of the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has dismissed the appeal filed by 47 Russian athletes and coaches against the decision of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) refusing to invite them to participate in the 2018 …

 FIFA thanks Mutko for taking responsible step

FIFA understands the decision of Vitaly Mutko, who suspended his activities as the president of the Russian Football Union (RFU). "FIFA understands Mr. Mutko's decision, which was also taken in the …

 Mutko: Russia unwilling to accept IOC sanctions

Russia cannot accept sanctions that Disciplinary Commission of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), chaired by Denis Oswald, imposed on the Russian participants in the Sochi Olympics, the country's Deputy Prime Minister …

Will Russian athletes be left without Olympics?

The Foundation Board of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has refused to recognize Russian anti-doping agency RUSADA as compliant with the international code. The decision was taken at the WADA Foundation Board Meeting in Seoul. Ahead …

2017 FIFA Confederations Cup kicks off in Russia

The main annual international football tournament among national teams - the FIFA Confederations Cup - kicks off in Russia on June 17. The FIFA Confederations Cup is a tournament among national football teams held under the auspices of …

Mutko: Racism not purely Russian problem

Russia's deputy prime minister Vitaly Mutko claims the country does not have an endemic issue with racism as FIFA prepares to employ strict anti-discrimination measures at the Confederations Cup. Speaking at a media …