Vitaly Mutko

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Mutko: RPC is ready for dialogue with IPC

Russia is ready to admit its mistakes in order to restore its rights in the Paralympic movement, but will only do it conscientiously, Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko said today. "Together with the Russian …

Mutko: Olympic medalists to be recommended a decoration

The head of the Ministry of Sports of Russia, Vitaly Mutko, said today that all Russian medalists of the Olympic Games in Rio will receive the state awards. "We will recommend all our athletes-winners the state awards. I hope the …

 Mutko threatens to stop financing WADA

Russia could cease financing the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) unless it restores the rights of the Russian Anti-Doping Agency, the Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko said. "My belief is that if our …

Cherchesov to be assigned other managerial posts

The newly appointed head coach of the Russian national football team, Stanislav Cherchesov, will be also occupying several other supervisory posts with the Russian Football Union (RFU), Russian Sports Minister Vitaly …

Mutko wished good luck to Russian athletes

Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko, who could not obtain Olympic accreditation after the report of Richard McLaren's WADA independent commission, congratulated Russian team on the beginning of summer …

 Will Russian athletes go to Rio Olympic Games?

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) rejected the Russian Olympic Committee’s appeal against the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF). Russian athletes will not be able to compete at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de …

Mutko dismisses  Russian national football team

The head of the Ministry of Sports of Russia, Vitaly Mutko, announced the dissolution of the Russian national football team, due to the recent petition calling for it, which gathered more than 900 thousand signatures. …

Leonid Slutsky quits as Russia coach

The Russian soccer union says Leonid Slutsky has quit as coach of the national team after a poor European Championship campaign. Slutsky wanted to leave on Monday following a 3-0 loss to Wales, which eliminated Russia …