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Russia wants to host UEFA Euro 2032

Russia wants to host UEFA Euro 2032

Russia may apply to host Euro 2032. As reported in the newspaper "Sport-Express", there is a possibility of Russia's participation in the competition for the right to host a football tournament. It is noted that …

Newcastle now interested in signing Iranian striker

Newcastle now interested in signing Iranian striker

Newcastle United are chasing a January deal for Zenit St Petersburg striker Sardar Azmoun as his contract in Russia winds down. Sky Sports report that Azmoun is one of the names on Newcastle’s list having been looking at him …

Ilgar Mammadov elected Russian Fencing Federation president

Ilgar Mammadov elected Russian Fencing Federation president

Two-time Olympic champion Ilgar Mammadov has been elected president of the Russian Fencing Federation (FFR). The 56-year-old specialist was the only candidate for the post. He replaced Aleksandr Mikhailov in the new post. Mikhailov led …

Spartak Moscow advances to 1/8 of Europa League

Spartak Moscow advances to 1/8 of Europa League

Russia’s Spartak Moscow defeated Poland’s Legia Warsaw 1:0 during the final round of the UEFA Europa League’s group stage and advanced to the championship’s playoff. The only goal in the game was scored by …

Russia defeated by Croatia in 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifier

Russia defeated by Croatia in 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifier

Russia’s national football team has lost 0-1 to Croatia in the final 2022 FIFA World Cup group stage qualifier and will now have to continue in playoffs. The game was played at the Poljud stadium in Croatia's Split on Sunday …

Russia blanks out Cyprus in 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifying duel

Russia blanks out Cyprus in 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifying duel

The Russian national team defeated their rivals from Cyprus 6-0 in their home match on Thursday as part of a group stage encounter of the 2022 FIFA World Cup. The match was played in Russia’s second-largest city of St. Petersburg …

Putin congratulates Petrovsky on clinching world boxing gold

Putin congratulates Petrovsky on clinching world boxing gold

Russian President Vladimir Putin has congratulated Mark Petrovsky, the winner of the world boxing championship in the over 92-kg weight category. "You successfully completed the entire tournament’s stretch, you proved to be …

Russian gymnasts won the group all-around at the World Cup

Russian gymnasts won the group all-around at the World Cup

The Russian national rhythmic gymnastics team won gold in the group all-around at the World Championships in Kitakyushu, Japan. The national team was represented by Anastasia Bliznyuk, Polina Orlova, Angelina Shkatova, Alisa Tishchenko …