Brazilian football legend Roberto Carlos has become Anzhi FC's team director, Rossiyskaya Gazeta reports.The notorious football player said that he signed a contract for five years. He plans several matches in the next season. Carlos said that he will assist Guus Hiddink. Roberto Carlos has played in 25 matches and scored four goals for Anzhi FC.
The Organization Committee Sochi-2014 has announced organization of Live Sites in major Russian cities, Yuga.ru reports.The sites will be set up at city centers with screens, sound, light and scene. Up to 30 million people are expected to visit the sites, or every family.Krasnodar and Sochi are some of the first cities to join the program.Live Sites were first set in Sydney in 2000, initiated by the International Olympic Committee. They were then organized in Salt Lake City, Turin and Beijing.
Guus Hiddink won his first game in charge at Anzhi Makhachkala on Monday, a close-range goal from Jucilei gving his side a 1-0 away win over Dynamo Moscow, RIA-Novosti reports.Anzhi remain in seventh place in the Russian Premier League, but move to 55 points - three points short of the final Champions League qualification spot, held by third-placed Dynamo.
Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev received the delegation headed by the head of the Olympic Committee of Serbia, the founder of the Foundation "Anna and Vlad Divats" Vlade Divats, 1news.az reports referring to the official website of the President of Azerbaijan. The President noted the successful development of bilateral relations between Azerbaijan and Serbia.
The Iranian football club Sepahan has refused to participate in a friendlymatch with Partisan Belgrade FC due to the fact that the Serbian teamis headed by an Israeli coach, Avraham Grant, RIA Novosti reports withreference to the Associated Press.The game was to be held on February 25 in Antalya, Turkey. Grant wasappointed coach of the Serbian team in January 2011."I have never mixed sport and politics. I have worked with many Muslims inEngland, and I made many friends among them," Grant said, calling the