June 10, 2013
In biathlon, the source of much doping controversy from Russia over the years, foreign experts are beginning to notice a positive trend developing
June 9, 2013
Russia are teetering on the brink of a group stage exit from the European under-21 football championships after a second successive defeat, this time a 5-1 drubbing by the Netherlands
May 19, 2013
A popular 19th-century backyard game that became a sport and then all but died out is enjoying a renaissance. What on earth is gorodki? Why is it so addictive? And what skills does it develop?
February 27, 2013
Playing in the FIH Hockey World League introduces the Russian women’s team to India and its capacity to amaze and shock
February 25, 2013
A successful conclusion to the 2014 Olympics will offer Sochi the chance to send out a strong message about the strength and capabilities of modern Russia
February 19, 2013
Reports of large scale doping by Australian athletes and the fall from grace of American cycling legend Lance Armstrong show that drug abuse is rampant in places once thought to be kosher
February 14, 2013
Human Rights Watch has posted a report on its website, citing abuse of migrant works in Sochi. Russian officials deny the claims
February 8, 2013
Tickets for the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics go on sale Feb. 7. Prices will be less than in London, but more than in Vancouver. Ticketholders will also have to obtain a special Olympic passport, called a Spectator Pass, to access the Olympic territory
February 7, 2013
The clock for the countdown to the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics will start working on Thursday - a year before the start of the Games - in Moscow. The clock launch ceremony will be held in Manezhnaya Square.
February 4, 2013
The $50 billion price tag is more than 25 times higher than that of the last winter games, in Vancouver, Canada
January 30, 2013
The next generation of KAMAZ trucks drivers celebrated the team’s 25th anniversary in style
January 24, 2013
Training captain of the Sedov barque Anatoly Vasilyev arrived at Vladivostok with the Universiade 2013 flame
January 24, 2013
Sixth seed Li Na is to meet top-ranked Victoria Azarenka in the Australian Open final after ending world No. 2 Maria Sharapova’s storming run.
January 21, 2013
Second seed Maria Sharapova delivered a crushing victory over Belgium’s Kirsten Flipkens Sunday to reach the quarterfinals of the Australian Open.
January 20, 2013
Airat Mardeyev, captain of the Russian KAMAZ-Master team, talks about the difficulties of the Dakar 2013 Rally
January 17, 2013
Preparations have stepped up for the Sochi 2014 Olympic Games. In mid-January, the Olympic and Paralympic relay torches were unveiled at the GUM shopping center in Moscow. The torch relays are expected to be the most ambitious to date
December 7, 2012
Maria Sharapova hold a press conference to promote the Gillette Federer Tour
December 5, 2012
The head of the Russian Olympic Committee (ROC), Alexander Zhukov, recently announced the completion of nearly all Sochi Olympics infrastructure and invited President Vladimir Putin to a series of test events
November 27, 2012
Russia’s Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev does not rule out a lifelong ban to attend sports events for those involved in grave violence of law at stadiums.
November 26, 2012
Russian soccer saw nine cases of fan hooliganism with more or less grave consequences over the past year