Putin Congratulates Merkel on Germany’s World Cup Win

Russias President Vladimir Putin has congratulated Chancellor Angela Merkel on Germanys win in the World Cup hard-fought standoff with Argentina. </p>

// Jul. 14, 2014 - 22:24 GMT

Russian Hockey Federation Reelects Tretiak President for Third Term

The current president of the Russian Hockey Federation, Vladislav Tretiak, has been reelected for a third term in the office.

// Jun. 19, 2014 - 00:45 GMT

Schumacher Back from Coma, Rehabilitation Ahead - Reports

Seven-time Formula-1 champion Michael Schumacher has woken from coma and has left the rehabilitation clinic in Grenoble, German mass media reported on Monday, citing the pilots manager Sabine Kehm. </p>

// Jun. 16, 2014 - 22:21 GMT

2014 Formula 1 Russian Grand Prix Unique Project With Great Future

2014 Formula 1 Russian Grand Prix in Sochi is a unique project, which has a great future, Richard Cregan, CEO of Rasgaira and the consultant for Russian Grand Prix told Rossiya Segodnya news agency Friday.

// May. 30, 2014 - 23:58 GMT

Russia Ranks First Among World’s Sports Nations

Russia has ranked first among the worlds greatest sports countries, Aleksander Zhukov, the head of Russian Olympic Committee told journalists Thursday. </p>

// May. 30, 2014 - 00:32 GMT

REVIEW: FIFA Secretary General Criticizes Brazil’s Readiness for World Cup

FIFA Secretary General Jérôme Valcke has expressed concerns over the readiness of a stadium in Brazils Natal which is scheduled to host four World Cup matches at this summers tournament. </p>

// May. 29, 2014 - 17:14 GMT

Russian Athletic Performance at Sochi Not Boosted by Xenon Gas – Olympic Chief

Russian athletes did not use xenon gas to increase their performance at the Sochi Winter Olympics in February, the country's Olympic chief Alexander Zhukov said Wednesday.

// May. 28, 2014 - 22:15 GMT

Povetkin to Use Charr’s Vulnerabilities to Win Boxing Bout

Aleksander Povetkin will use a special set of tactics to win the fight against Manuel Charr, the Russian boxers new coach Ivan Kirpa told RIA Novosti. </p>

// May. 28, 2014 - 19:42 GMT

Rio Should Host Olympics, No Change in Venue Possible – Russian Olympic Committee

Changing the host city for the 2016 Summer Olympics is practically impossible, Russian Olympic Committee Chairman Alexander Zhukov said Thursday according to R-Sport.

// May. 16, 2014 - 00:13 GMT

Moscow Could Replace Rio as Host of 2016 Olympics

The Russian capital is being considered as a possible replacement host for the 2016 Summer Olympic Games amid doubts that facilities in Brazils Rio de Janeiro will be completed on time, a source in the International Olympic Committee (IOC) told R-Sport Monday. </p>

// May. 12, 2014 - 21:09 GMT