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2018 World Cup watched by more than half world

A combined 3.572 billion viewers – more than half of the global population aged four and over – tuned in to world football’s ultimate competition - the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia, according to audience data for official …

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Europa League exhibition to open in Baku

An exhibition dedicated to the UEFA Europa League will be open on December 22 as part of preparations for the final game to be held on May 29, 2019. The Hall of Fame will be assembled in front of the National Museum of Azerbaijani …

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Putin: I'd love to visit Karachay-Cherkessia

Russian President Vladimir Putin, speaking at his annual news conference, noted success of Karachay-Cherkessia's ski resorts in developing tourism in the region. According to him, the republic's resorts, …

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Russian football players set task for 2019

The Executive Committee of the Russian Football Union (RFU) set the task for the Russian national football team. "The main task for the next year is to qualify for the 2020 UEFA Euro Cup," member of the RFU …

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Mutko resigns as Russian Football Union head

Russian Deputy Prime Minister Vitaly Mutko has stepped down as Russian Football Union (RFU) President, the RFU press service said on its Twitter page. Russian Premier League (RPL) President Sergei …

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WADA experts arrive in Moscow

Experts from the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) arrived in Moscow yesterday evening to retrieve data from the former Moscow Laboratory. The access to the data of the Moscow Anti-Doping Laboratory before the yearend is one of the key …

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 Champions League Round of 16 draws revealed

The knockout draws for the UEFA Champions League were revealed today: Schalke Vs. Manchester City Atletico Madrid Vs. Juventus Manchester United Vs. Paris St-Germain Tottenham Vs. Borussia Dortmund …

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Europa League: Spartak and Krasnodar defeated

Russia’s Spartak Moscow has failed to make it to the UEFA Europa League’s Round of 32 after being defeated 0-2 by Spain’s Villarreal FC in the group stage final match yesterday evening. The goals were scored by Samuel …

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FIFA may host some World Cup games outside Qatar

Some 2022 World Cup games could be placed outside bid winner Qatar, FIFA President Gianni Infantino said. "Is it feasible to do it only in Qatar? Difficult probably," the  FIFA head said. "Is it …

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 Schalke beats Lokomotiv 1-0 in Champions League

Alessandro Schoepf scored in injury time to give Schalke a 1-0 win over Lokomotiv Moscow in the Champions League yesterday evening in Gelsenkirchen, denying the Russian side a place in the Europa League. Moscow needed a …

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