Vitaly Mutko

Vitaly Mutko tasked with North Caucasus development

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev shared responsibility of implementation of state programs among his deputies, according to the website of the Russian government. Each of the ten deputy prime ministers will be …

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 …

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 …