Russia

Subscription streaming platform Okko has acquired exclusive live and on-demand streaming rights in Russia to the EuroLeague and EuroCup club basketball competitions

Ashot Khachaturyants has secured the presidency of the Russian Premier League on a permanent basis, and has presented a strategic development plan that aims to establish the property as a competitive league…

The European Handball Federation has assigned hosting rights for the 2026 and 2028 editions of the men’s and women’s EHF European Handball Championships.

State carrier Qatar Airways has added to its diverse sports property sponsorship portfolio with the addition of the Russian Volleyball Federation (CEV)

Russian OTT subscription streaming platform Okko Sport has expanded its relationship with Israeli artificial intelligence firm WSC Sports to include highlights of English Premier League and Spanish LaLiga…

Russian football club Lokomotiv Moscow has signed up gambling platform Fonbet as its shirt sponsor. The deal will run for five years and also grants the brand visibility at the club’s stadium.

Russia’s National Media Group and telco Rostelecom are preparing to launch a package of four sports channels.

Russia-based ice hockey competition the Kontinental Hockey League has announced its KHL World Games project will return with a game to be played in Dubai later this year

US wrestling promotion Impact has agreed a broadcast rights deal with global pay-television sports channel Extreme which will grant it the widest coverage it has enjoyed in Russia and the CIS region to…

French Ligue 1 club AS Monaco has signed up Russian gambling brand Liga Stavok as a regional sponsor

The Russian Premier League has accepted a “much improved” offer from Gazprom Media for domestic broadcast rights to the top-tier football competition from 2022-23 to 2025-26, while league president Ser…

The International Luge Federation (FIL) has awarded its 2025 World Championships to Whistler, Canada, while it has been forced to reverse a Congress decision to assign the 2023 World Championships on …

The National Hockey League and Liga Stavok have secured a sports betting agreement which designates the Russian gaming operator as the league's official sportsbook of Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent …

The Russian Premier League is moving closer to launching an invitation to tender for its domestic broadcast rights from 2022-23 to 2025-26 after rejecting an extension proposal from incumbent rights-holder…

The list of Russian cities proposed to become host venues for the 2036 Olympic Games has expanded further, with the country’s President, Vladimir Putin, suggesting that the far eastern city of Vladivostok m…

The International Luge Federation (FIL) has announced that upcoming World Cup races in the US and Canada will now be held as a double-header event in the Russian city of Sochi due to ongoing Covid-19 travel…

Fina, the global governing body for aquatic sports, has confirmed the final calendar for the 2021 Swimming World Cup, with four legs to be held throughout October in Europe and the Middle East