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Women's National Basketball Association star Brittney Griner has secured her release from a Russian penal colony in exchange for Russian arms dealer Viktor Bout following a high-profile prisoner swap …

The president of the Russian Football Union has said the organisation "should consider" moving from Uefa to the Asian Football Confederation in light of its suspension by the European the organisation

The Russian Volleyball Federation (VFV) claims to have filed a lawsuit against the International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) in a Swiss civil court, seeking $80m (€76.8

Members of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) have voted to suspend the National Paralympic Committees (NPCs) of Russia and Belarus amid the ongoing war in Ukraine

Belgrade will stage wrestling’s World Championships for the second consecutive year in 2023 after United World Wrestling (UWW) confirmed Russia will again be denied hosting rights.

Gazprom Media-owned broadcaster Match TV has been awarded broadcast rights in Russia to Spain’s Copa del Rey and the Spanish Super Cup in a five-year deal.

The International Boxing Association (IBA) has set up another potential dispute with the International Olympic Committee by announcing that Russian and Belarusian athletes and officials will now be able…

Russian players from the National Hockey League's San Jose Sharks and Nashville Predators have finally been given permission to play in the two Global Series games set for October 7-8 at Prague’s O2 Ar…

The International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) has removed its 2023 World Championship from Russia, with the event now set to be held in Baku, Azerbaijan

The national federations of Russia (RBU) and Belarus (BiFB) are set to see their exclusion from the International Biathlon Union (IBU) extended for the foreseeable future, amid the ongoing war in Ukraine

US officials continue discussions regarding potential prisoner swap

American leaders look to make prisoner swap with political adversary

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has rejected appeals against the exclusion of Russian teams from world and European football competitions following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

Ivo Ferriani has been re-elected as president of the International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation (IBSF)

The International Skating Union (ISU) has cancelled a figure skating Grand Prix in Russia due to the war in Ukraine and banned Russian and Belarusian athletes from competing, while an event in China will…

Western countries have reiterated calls for international sports federations to suspend Russian and Belarusian athletes from competing in their events amid the ongoing conflict in Ukraine

Euroleague Basketball has suspended Russian teams from competing in its club competitions during the 2022-23 season following the country’s invasion of Ukraine.