Russia

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

The SportAccord World Sport & Business Summit due to be held in Ekaterinburg, Russia in November this year has been rescheduled for 15-20 May, 2022

Esports tournament organiser Blast Premier has agreed an exclusive Russian-language broadcast deal in the Commonwealth of Independent States region with WePlay Esports, the esports media holding company…

Gazprom Media-owned free-to-air and pay-television broadcaster Match TV has secured exclusive media rights in Russia to the English Premier League from 2022-23 onwards

Uefa prevented sponsors using the rainbow LGBTQ colours at the two Euro 2020 quarter-final matches in Azerbaijan and Russia due to “local legislation”, according to European football’s governing body. G

The Formula 1 motor-racing championship has confirmed that its Russian Grand Prix will relocate from Sochi to Saint Petersburg from 2023

Russian state-owned bank Sberbank has signed a "preliminary cooperation agreement" with agency Telesport that the bank says will lead to its acquisition of the company

The International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) has confirmed that Russia will retain the rights to host next year’s FIVB Volleyball Men’s World Championship, despite the ongoing ban on the country hos…

Pay-television broadcaster beIN Sports, the Nordic Entertainment (Nent) Group and subscription broadcaster Sport TV are among the broadcasters to have acquired rights to this year’s edition of Royal A…

The International Boxing Association (Aiba), the sport’s world governing body seeking to implement reform and recover its role in organising boxing events at the Olympics, has announced today (Wednesday) t…

Broadcast rights to Italian football’s Coppa Italia and Supercoppa Italiana from 2021-22 to 2023-24 have been acquired by a string of agencies and broadcasters in different international markets.

The European Handball Federation has announced that seven nations remain in contention for hosting rights to its men’s and women’s European Championships in 2026 and 2028, respectively, with Russia hav…

US automobile insurance company Olive and Russian gaming operator Liga Stavok have been brought in as new sponsors of the National Hockey League's 2021 Stanley Cup Playoffs Bracket Challenge.