Vitaly Mutko

 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 …

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 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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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Mutko: Russia ready to host FIFA Confederations Cup

Russia is ready to host the FIFA Confederations Cup, Russian Deputy Prime Minister and Chairman of the Russia-2018 organizing committee, Vitaly Mutko, said. "Stadiums and hotels are ready, and all security measures …

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Mutko: Russia ready to host Confederations Cup

Russia is ready to host the 2017 Confederations Cup, the country's Deputy Prime Minister Vitaly Mutko said. As the host country, Russia is expected to hand all the Confederations Cup facilities over to the …

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Russia's Mutko fails eligibility check of FIFA

Russian Football Union head Vitaly Mutko has been barred from seeking re-election to FIFA’s Council after failing an eligibility check, people familiar with the decision told The Associated Press. …

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