Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi and Neymar will contest for the Best FIFA Men’s Player 2017 award on October 23 in London.
Legendary former world champion boxer Jake LaMotta, who was played by Robert De Niro in the film Raging Bull, died on Monday, September 19, aged 95. Sputnik looks at other great sportsmen who were the subject of biopics.
Social media exploded with "facepalm"-like reactions after striker Karim Benzema reportedly extended his contract with Spain's Real Madrid football club until 2021.
An organization tackling racism in football has complained to Manchester United after footage surfaced of fans singing a smutty song about striker Romelu Lukaku. Could the chant fall foul of the law?
Britain's number one player insisted fellow female sportswomen make the same sacrifices and are as equally determined and committed to winning as any of the top men on the tennis circuit.
Wayne Rooney was ordered to do community service after admitting to driving drunk; he won't be able to get behind the wheel again for two years.
The Russian Federation Council Speaker stated that engaging in political games connected with sports is unacceptable and international organizations should ban such activities.
During a current IOC session in Lima, the WADA president criticized the Institute of National Anti-Doping Organisations for ignoring the efforts done by Russia to improve its anti-doping system.
The International Olympics Committee has awarded Paris and Los Angeles with hosting 2024 and 2028 Summer Olympics respectively.
Last month the world went crazy when modern boxing legend Floyd Mayweather took on MMA fighter Conor McGregor in a US$100 million mega fight. But boxing purists will tell you that the real "fight of the year" is this weekend's bout.
The World Anti-Doping Agency stated that the absence of testimony by the former director of the Moscow Anti-Doping Center Rodchenkov was one of the reasons why the agency had cleared 95 Russian athletes suspected of doping.
The World Anti-Doping Agency has reportedly cleared 95 Russian athletes suspected of the anti-doping rule violation.
The International Weightlifting Federation reports that its Clean Sport Commission has proposed some changes concerning the organization's anti-doping policy.
The youngest Russian athlete ever to win a gold medal at the Winter Olympics ended her sports career because of anorexia.
Russian Deputy Prime Minister expressed hope the work of the International Olympic Committee would be completed before the start of the World Cup stages, because 'many Russian athletes had already lost much'.
The head of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) expresses hope that Oswald commission will come up with results on doping probes of Russian athletes from Olympics 2014 before the start of the winter season.
The International Olympic Committee has confirmed that Los Angeles satisfies all requirements to host the Olympic Games in 2028.
English Premier League strugglers Crystal Palace have sacked their manager Frank de Boer after just five games in charge. Sputnik looks at where the Dutchman ranks among the most abysmal appointments in football.
FIFA President Gianni Infantino called on Saturday on people of the world to visit Russia during FIFA World Cup in 2018.
Vladimir Putin said that Russia is taking all necessary steps to complete the preparations for FIFA World Cup 2018 in due time.
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