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12:57 19 December 2014 / updated: 13:15
Russian Football Union Fails to Pay Wage Debt to Capello: General Secretary
Russian Biathlete Shipulin Places Second in Men’s Pursuit Race at World Cup
Anton Shipulin, Friday’s sprint winner, missed two targets from four shootings and crossed the finish line in 31 minutes, 1.1 seconds.
Russia ‘Very Important Country’ for Formula One: Ecclestone
Formula One Group Chief Executive Bernie Ecclestone praised the organization of the Formula One 2014 Gran Prix held in Russia, naming the Sochi circuit among the top 3 best in the world.
FIFA to Decide Whether to Publicize Full Version of Garcia's Report
FIFA's executive committee has begun a two-day meeting in order to decide whether to publicize ethics investigator Michael Garcia’s report regarding World Cups 2018 and 2022 bidding process.
Italy’s Prime Minister Announces Rome Will Bid to Host 2024 Summer Olympics
Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi announced that Rome will bid to host the 2024 Summer Olympics with the county's Organizing committee to start preparing the city January.
Russian Figure Skaters Receive Top Four Places at Barcelona Grand Prix
Tuktamysheva and Lipnitskaya took the lead, followed by Rodionova and Pogorilaya.
FIFA Fines Three Clubs for Publishing Secret Transfer Data on Twitter
According to FIFA, the clubs were punished for "breaching their obligation to keep data contained within the FIFA Transfer Matching System strictly confidential."
Football and Islam, are They Compatible?
Despite many obstacles, the sport continues to thrive in the Middle East.
International Olympic Committee Grants Membership to Kosovo
The International Olympic Committee unanimously voted in favor of Kosovo's full-fledged membership during its 127th session in Monaco.
Russian Formula One Driver Named Rookie of the Year by Autosport Magazine
Russian Formula One driver Daniil Kvyat has been awarded Autosport magazine's Rookie of the Year Award.
Quitting After Russian Team's World Cup Loss Would Have Meant Defeat: Coach
Fabio Capello did not quit after Russia’s poor performance at the 2014 FIFA World Cup as it would have meant surrender and defeat, the head coach of the Russian national football team said Friday.
Capello Has Strong Desire to Continue Working in Russia Even With No Pay
The head coach of Russia's national football team Fabio Capello stated that he is ready to continue working with the team even if he does not get paid, because he "believed in this project."
Capello Calls for Unity in Difficult Time for Russian Football
The Russian national football team's coach Fabio Capello calls for unity in order to" help bring people and ideas together for a common goal."
Russia Set New World Short-Course Relay Record
The Russian team gave a blistering performance to finish with a new world record of 1:32.78 in the men's 4x50m medley relay.
Ten Time Stanley Cup Winner Canadian Hockey Player Jean Beliveau Dies
Jean Beliveau played 20 seasons with Montreal, from 1951 to 1971. He played 1,287 games for the club, scoring 586 goals and 809 assists.
Ronaldo, Messi, Neuer Nominated for FIFA Golden Ball Award: Source
The winner will be chosen on January 12, 2015, during a ceremony in Zurich, Switzerland.
Putin Plays Hockey With Defense Minister Shoigu, New Head of KHL
President Putin invited Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu and a pair of top sports officials for a friendly game of hockey Friday night in Sochi.
KHL Head Chernyshenko Part of New Breed of Top Russian Managers: IIHF
International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) head Rene Fasel expressed happiness that Dmitry Chernyshenko has become the president of the Russia-based Kontinental Hockey League (KHL).
International Ice Hockey Federation President Fasel to Run Again in 2016
The President of the International Ice Hockey Federation Rene Fasel claims he is is planning to run for IIHF presidency in the 2016 elections.
Mickey Rourke Returns to Boxing Ring Tonight in Moscow
This will be the first professional boxing match for Mickey Rourke since 1994.
Cuba Ready to Arrange Training Bases for Russia Ahead of 2016 Olympics
During the Russian Sports Minister's meeting with the Cuban Ambassador to Russia on Monday, Cuba had expressed willingness to provide training bases for Russian athletes for the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.
UN Secretary General Calls for Vigilance on Ebola in Guinea, Mali
Merkel, Poroshenko Call Ukraine Contact Group Conference ‘Positive Shift’
African American Attacks Two Police Officers in Brooklyn and Kills Himself
Machete Kills:US Police Officer Shot Teenager Who Attacked Him With Machete
Castro:Cuba to Continue Supporting Venezuela, Condemns US Sanctions
Stratfor: Ukraine Coup Plotted by US Over Russian Stance on Syria
Canada Imposes New Sanctions Against Russia: Prime Minister
One Austrian Teenage Girl Recruited by IS Killed, Other Missing: Reports
Top Secret Japanese Submarines Likely to Replace Australia's Aging Fleet
Russia to Prepare Response to Recent US, Canada Sanctions: Foreign Ministry
Merkel on Fire: European Farmers Protest in Brussels
Obama Congratulates Jews on Hanukkah and Says American Released From Cuban Prison
What Europeans Think About EU Foreign Policy