MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The Swedish national men's ice hockey team won the 2018 IIHF World Championship having beaten Switzerland in a penalty shootout.
COPENHAGEN (Sputnik) - The US hockey team has won bronze after beating Canada in the match for the third place at the 2018 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship, held in Denmark.
Brazilian national team member and midfielder of the Juventus club Douglas Costa uploaded a video to his Instagram stories showing a tombstone bearing the name of Napoli's striker Lorenzo Insigne, causing public outrage.
Sharapova has managed to defeat her opponent in a WTA match in Rome and made it to the semi-finals after having an unlucky streak.
With the 2018 World Cup just round the corner, Sputnik has looked at some of the many written recommendations being made available to those who plan to come to Russia to watch world football’s premier event.
While the FIFA World Cup kicks off in Russia next month, an alternative World Cup is taking place in England. The CONIFA World Cup involves 16 teams representing nations and regions which are not internationally recognised, including Abkhazia, Matabeleland, Northern Cyprus, Tamil Eelam, Tibet and Panjab.
The legendary goalkeeper in an interview with Sputnik spoke about his career as a goalie and revealed who he will be supporting at the upcoming World Cup in Russia.
Ahmed El-Nekhaily has been a football lover since he was ten years old. When the Pharaohs, Egypt’s national football team, qualified for the 2018 World Cup for the first time in 28 years, he immediately started planning his trip to Russia.
Terror groups, forbidden in Russia, have reportedly promised to turn football stadiums into jihad battle fields, filling “the ground with blood” during the upcoming major tournament in Russia.
Sporting Lisbon’s players and management were hospitalized after about 50 masked intruders attacked the club’s training after the team failed to secure a place in the Champions League.
England manager Gareth Southgate has named Ruben Loftus-Cheek and Trent Alexander-Arnold in the squad for next month's World Cup in Russia. Sputnik looks at some of the other unheralded players heading for Russia, might end up becoming big name stars.
Ahead of the upcoming World Cup, star members of the Bundesteam, Mesut Özil and Ilkay Gündogan, triggered an uproar for assisting in the Turkish president’s "election campaign stunt."
England fans traveling to the World Cup in Russia next month have been warned by British police to beware of "sensitive sites" especially in Volgograd, formerly known as Stalingrad. But England supporter Kevin Miles said he sensed they would get a welcome similar to the one fans received in Japan in 2002.
Hajo Seppelt, German journalist working for the ARD broadcaster, produced several documentaries on doping abuse in Russia. Following the release of the first film, the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) launched an investigation into the allegations of doping abuse in Russian sports.
A hacktivist collective that previously exposed US athletes using banned substances with WADA’s blessing has now set its sights on a Swedish sports organization which allegedly tried to cover up doping use in its home country.
Superstar footballer has been linked with a move to Real Madrid as there were rumors of him not getting along with his team mates at the French club.
On Friday Ireland's cricketers play their first Test match against Pakistan and next month Afghanistan will also join the elite of world cricket. Sputnik spoke to Irish cricket fan Anthony Kelly about the significance of this moment.
On Sunday, the Astana Pro Team’s crew car almost ran over a Tour de Yorkshire race marshall who was standing in a traffic island during the final stage of the race. The Tour de Yorkshire road cycling race in Yorkshire, England, was held from May 3 through May 6.
Leeds United - who were champions of England as recently as 1992 - have flown a team out to Myanmar to play two controversial post-season friendlies. The Shadow Sports Minister Rosena Alli-Khan said last month the trip was "morally bankrupt" but what do the fans think?
MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Russian figure skater Evgenia Medvedeva said Monday she was breaking up cooperation with her coach Eteri Tutberidze, and would move to Canada to train with Brian Orser.
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