Russia

The Boxing Federation of Russia has announced that the country will host the resurrected Boxing World Cup later this year, expressing confidence that the event will not be affected by sanctions proposed…

The Kontinental Hockey League has announced that Alexey Morozov has been named as its new president after a unanimous decision by the body’s board of directors. 

The International Ski Federation (FIS) has announced that it will postpone the bidding process for its 2025 Freestyle and Snowboard World Championships in light of Russia’s appeal to the Court of Arbitration f…

The World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada) has requested that the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) hearing concerning the non-compliance case against the Russian Anti-Doping Agency (Rusada) be held in public…

The European Union of Gymnastics has announced the awarding of its two European Championship events in 2023 to Antalya, Turkey and Moscow, Russia

The Russian Athletics Federation (RusAF) is facing expulsion from the World Athletics movement ahead of the 2020 summer Olympic Games after the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) recommended this measure for…

Russian Premier League football club Spartak Moscow has agreed a sponsorship deal with Chinese telco ZTE

The World Anti-Doping Agency has moved to provisionally suspend the status of Russia’s anti-doping laboratory in Moscow following “a serious violation of the code of ethics”, according to a Wada state…

Sergey Pryadkin has been re-elected as president of the Russian Premier League, while plans have also been outlined for the expansion of the top-tier club football competition

Greg Pitcher talks to Aecom head of sports engineering Peter Ayres, responsible for the design of Moscow's Okritie Arena, about the creation of the soon-to-be World Cup venue.

A free report, commissioned from SportBusiness by the Budapest 2024 Olympic Games bid, surveying attitudes to, and media consumption habits around, the Olympic Games.

AMB Group, the parent company of the Atlanta Falcons and Atlanta United FC has released a video showcasing the sustainability features at their new Mercedes-Benz stadium

No expense has been spared on the new $300m stadium for Russian Premier League team FC Krasnodar, which includes a unique 360-degree screen around the arena. But why won’t it host any 2018 World Cup matches? Will Mann reports.

The World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada) has formally requested that the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) resolve the dispute concerning the non-compliance case against the Russian Anti-Doping Agency (Rusada)

Esports broadcast and content production company Maincast has secured exclusive rights in Russia and CIS markets, including Ukraine and Georgia, to esports properties operated by ESL and DreamHack

Russian sports broadcaster Match TV, owned by Gazprom Media, is reported to have become the subject of a lawsuit in Rambler Media Group’s crackdown on what it claims is illicit broadcasts of the English P…

The Russian Anti-Doping Agency (Rusada) has today (Thursday) recommended that an appeal be filed at the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) against sanctions imposed by the World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada),…

Discovery-owned international sports broadcaster Eurosport has teamed up with the International Ski Federation (FIS) and the Infront agency to provide ultra high-definition coverage of forthcoming alpine…

Amazon-owned video platform Twitch has taken down illegal sports content following a challenge from Russia’s Rambler Media Group, according to state news agency Tass.

The Russian Rugby Federation (RRF) has said it plans to submit a bid for the 2027 Rugby World Cup, irrespective of sanctions set to be placed on the country with regards the hosting of major sporting events

Russia’s Rambler Media Group has secured a court ruling suspending the streaming of English Premier League football games by video platform Twitch, claiming that the Amazon-owned service is infringing u…

Andrew Ryan, the executive director of the Association of Summer Olympic International Federations (ASOIF), has called on global governments to help sports governing bodies crack down on Russia's state-sponsored …

Russia appears set to challenge the World Anti-Doping Agency’s (Wada) decision to ban the country from the international sports community for four years, with President Vladimir Putin stating “political con…

The World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada) has today (Monday) upheld a recommendation for Russia to be banned from the international sports community for four years, with president Craig Reedie stating that a…

The first-ever Ironman race is to be held in Russia, it was announced today (Tuesday), with St. Petersburg to stage an Ironman 70.3 race on July 19, 2020

Ekaterinburg in Russia has been announced as the host city of the 2021 edition of the World Sport & Business Summit as the country awaits a decision on a potential ban from staging competitions over a…

Spanish LaLiga football club Real Madrid has signed its first regional partner in Russia through a deal with online bookmaker Marathonbet

René Fasel, president of the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF), has said it would "not be possible" for the organisation to reassign hosting rights for its 2023 men's World Championship following …

The National Hockey League's Washington Capitals are looking to leverage the pulling power of superstar Alex Ovechkin by staging a regular-season game in Russia

Russia is poised to avoid a blanket ban from the Olympic Games and other major sporting events, but the World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada) has recommended that the country be prevented from hosting competitions…

Russia’s chances of competing under its own flag at the 2020 summer Olympic Games have suffered a potentially critical blow after the World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada) announced that a recommendation of n…

Russia is facing renewed questions over its status in world sport after the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) charged the Russian Athletics Federation (RusAF), senior officials and high-jumper Danil Lysenko…

Russian football club Zenit St. Petersburg has been added to Konami’s sponsorship portfolio for its football video game, Pro Evolution Soccer 2020.

Russia has submitted a bid for Kazan to host the 2022 or 2023 edition of the Uefa Super Cup, the country’s national football association has announced.

An invitation to submit offers has been launched in Russia for broadcast rights to the Uefa Champions League, the Europa League and the new third-tier Europa Conference League covering the 2021-22 to 2023-24…

The World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada) has said it has received further responses from Russian authorities to its queries relating to “inconsistencies” found in data retrieved from a Moscow laboratory, whi…

Russian sports broadcaster Match TV, owned by Gazprom Media, has sublicensed digital rights to the Russian Premier League and Uefa’s club competitions to OTT streaming service ivi.