sport in Russia

Ferguson turns to Nurmagomedov

Ferguson turns to Nurmagomedov

The American fighter of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) in the lightweight category Tony Ferguson turned to the former champion of the organization, Khabib Nurmagomedov, on his social networks. “Hey fat man, can you make …

AMOR hosts chess and checkers tournament in Moscow

AMOR hosts chess and checkers tournament in Moscow

On Sunday, May 1, a chess and checkers tournament was held in Moscow as part of the Universiade of the Azerbaijan Youth Organization of Russia (AMOR). It was organized at the Depot  food mall. The winners were awarded …

Ice Hockey World Championship 2023 not to be held in Russia

Ice Hockey World Championship 2023 not to be held in Russia

At today's meeting in Zurich Council of the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) decided to move the world championship from Russia to another country. This is stated in a message posted on the IIHF's official website. …

25 sports complexes to be built in Kuban

25 sports complexes to be built in Kuban

This year, it is planned to complete the construction of 25 sports complexes in the Krasnodar Territory, the governor of the region, Veniamin Kondratiev, said at a regional meeting on the construction of social facilities. "The …

Kvaratskhelia leaves Rubin and becomes Dinamo player

Kvaratskhelia leaves Rubin and becomes Dinamo player

Midfielder of the Georgian national football team Khvicha Kvaratskhelia left the "Rubin" Kazan and moved to the "Dinamo" Batumi. This is stated in a message released by the press service of the Georgian team. …

Basketball Euroleague disqualifies all Russian clubs

Basketball Euroleague disqualifies all Russian clubs

Basketball Euroleague has decided to exclude all Russian clubs. The press service of the tournament explained that the results of Zenit, UNICS and CSKA in the current season 2021/22 were canceled due to the situation in Ukraine. Also, …

 Paralympics opening in Beijing without Russia

Paralympics opening in Beijing without Russia

The 2022 Winter Paralympics open Friday in Beijing, with the Russian athletes sent home. The Paralympics were set to open with a night ceremony at the “Bird's Nest” National Stadium. Chinese President Xi Jinping and …

Electronic Arts removes Russian teams from FIFA, NHL Games

Electronic Arts removes Russian teams from FIFA, NHL Games

Electronic Arts Inc. will remove Russian teams from several of its video game sports franchises in response to the country’s actions in Ukraine. The game publisher said it will expunge all of Russia’s teams from its NHL 22 …

Albania refuses to play Russia in UEFA Nations League games

Albania refuses to play Russia in UEFA Nations League games

Albania's government joined the wave of European opposition on Sunday to playing any sports games against Russia following the invasion of Ukraine. The move was notable as Albania is among the few national teams in men's soccer …

Russia’s Daniil Medvedev tops ATP rankings

Russia’s Daniil Medvedev tops ATP rankings

Russian tennis player Daniil Medvedev has risen to the top position in the updated rankings of the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP). Last week, Medvedev played in the semifinals of a tournament in Mexico’s Acapulco, …

Daniil Medvedev to become new world No. 1

Daniil Medvedev to become new world No. 1

Novak Djokovic will be replaced as men’s world number one by Daniil Medvedev next week after he was eliminated from the Dubai Duty Free Championships by Jiri Vesely at the quarter-final stage. Djokovic, who was …

Russia in 9th place of Olympics medal standings

Russia in 9th place of Olympics medal standings

Team ROC (the Russian Olympic Committee) has placed 9th in the team standings of the Olympic Games in Beijing and 2nd place in the total number of medals. On the last day of the Games, Russian hockey players lost 1-2 to Finland, …