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Fifa, football’s global governing body, has announced today (Wednesday) that it has received bids from Russia, Chile and El Salvador to host its Beach Soccer World Cup in 2021.

European football’s governing body Uefa is reportedly set to approve St. Petersburg, Munich and London as hosts of the three Champions League finals spanning the 2020-21 to 2022-23 seasons.

Fina, the global governing body of aquatic sports, has opted to return its 2025 and 2027 World Championships and World Masters Championships to Kazan and Budapest, a decade on from when the events were…

The Court of Arbitration for Sport has upheld an appeal from Russian Deputy Prime Minister Vitaly Mutko against a lifetime ban imposed by the International Olympic Committee from participating in the Olympic…

The World Anti-Doping Agency has provided international federations (IFs) with its first batch of data relating to its Russian investigation

The International University Sports Federation (FISU) has today (Tuesday) confirmed that the Russian city of Ekaterinburg will stage its 2023 summer Universiade

The International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) has awarded hosting rights for its World Championships between 2023 and 2025

Alexander Dyukov, chief executive of Gazprom Neft, has pledged to improve the financial fortunes of Russian football after being elected as the new president of the sport’s national governing body.

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has today (Friday) announced that it will conditionally lift the suspension of the Russian Paralympic Committee (RPC) after conceding that it needs to move…

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 Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has handed out sanctions to 12 Russian athletes utilising evidence that a “systemic” state-backing doping scheme was operated for a number of years.

Russia is set to submit a bid for the 2023 edition of the European Games multi-sport event, with Kazan being lined up as a host city

The World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada) has ruled that the Russian Anti-Doping Agency (Rusada) remains compliant despite missing a December 31 deadline to provide data from the Moscow laboratory implicated…

The World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada) has announced it has successfully received the data from the Moscow laboratory implicated in the Russian doping scandal, stating the news is a “major breakthrough” for…

Vitaly Mutko, who was banned from the Olympics for life because of the country’s doping scandals, has resigned as president of the Russian Football Union.

The International Association of Athletics Federations has today (Tuesday) awarded its 2023 World Championships to Budapest, while opting to retain its suspension of the Russian Athletics Federation (RusAF)

The organisers of the 2018 Fifa World Cup have claimed that the tournament added more than $14bn (€12.2bn) to the Russian economy.

International media company Discovery and US golf organisation the PGA Tour have today (Monday) unveiled the new platform that will be used to harness the wide-ranging partnership the two entities struck…

European football’s governing body Uefa has today (Thursday) hit Russian Premier League club Rubin Kazan with a one-season ban from European competition for breaching the terms of a settlement agreement i…

Vitaly Mutko appears to have been reinstated as president of the Russian Football Union, less than a year after stepping down from the role

Russian football continues to be under active investigation relating to state-sponsored doping, according to Fifa

The World Anti-Doping Agency’s decision to reinstate the Russian Anti-Doping Agency has been met with widespread criticism from across the world of sport, leaving WADA facing crisis.

Vladimir Putin has said that stadia used to stage the recent Fifa World Cup should continue as football venues in the future, while the Russian President has also revealed that the country is considering…

Fifa president Gianni Infantino has hailed the 2018 World Cup as the best-ever edition of the national team tournament and said the introduction of video assistant referees (VARs) has acted to “clean” foo…

Fifa has said “no-shows” from the likes of member associations and sponsors were responsible for the swathes of empty seats that left Friday’s World Cup match between Egypt and Uruguay with one of the poorest attendances in the recent history of the national team football tournament.

Fifa, football’s global governing body, has filed a criminal complaint in Switzerland against ticketing exchange Viagogo over what it claims is a “breach of the law on unfair competition” relating to ticket resales for this summer’s World Cup in Russia.

Stanislav Pozdnyakov has today (Tuesday) pledged to return Russia to full competition after being elected as the new president of the Russian Olympic Committee (ROC).

Fifa has closed investigations into possible anti-doping rule violations by members of host nation Russia’s provisional World Cup squad.

Russian marketing agency SportConcept has agreed a deal to become the new official merchandise partner of the Ice Hockey World Championship.

The World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada) has maintained that the Russian Anti-Doping Agency (Rusada) will remain suspended until it meets all the criteria for reinstatement, as opposition to the long-running process emerged from sporting circles.

The World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada) has maintained its suspension of the Russian Anti-Doping Agency (Rusada) stating “nothing has changed” in efforts to return the body to compliance.

Mixed martial arts promotion the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will stage an event in Russia for the first time this year after scheduling a ‘Fight Night’ show in Moscow.

Russia has been handed a place in the 2019 Rugby World Cup after Romania was ejected as part of sanctions also imposed on Spain and Belgium for rule-breaking during the controversial European qualification tournament for next year’s event in Japan.

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has today (Thursday) confirmed it will appeal the Court of Arbitration for Sport’s (CAS) decision to overturn or reduce doping bans given to 28 Russian athletes at the Swiss Federal Tribunal.