Russian soccer player Alexander Kokorin is escorted after the verdict announcement at the Presnensky District Court in Moscow Photograph: Maxim Shipenkov/EPA

Two Russian international soccer players have been sentenced to prison terms for their involvement in assaults last year. Moscow’s Presnensky Distric(...)

A Russian football supporter lobs a chair towards Slovakian fans sitting in a cafe in the northern city of Lille on June 14th. Photograph: Leon Neal/AFP/Getty Images

Russia will be disqualified from Euro 2016 if there is a repeat of the crowd trouble seen at the Stade Vélodrome that marred their opening match with (...)

Russian fans during the England game last weekend. Photograph: Kai Pfaffenbach/Reuters

Russia coach Leonid Slutsky is confident his country will not suffer the “injustice” of being kicked out of Euro 2016. Uefa has handed Russia a susp(...)

Russia have been handed a suspended disqualification from Euro 2016 over crowd disturbances at the game against England in Marseille on Saturday. Photograph: PA

Russia could be thrown out of Euro 2016 if their fans cause further trouble inside a stadium after Uefa imposed a suspended disqualification and a €1(...)

 England fans throw bottles and clash with police ahead of the Euro 2016 Group B game against Russia in Marseille. Photograph:  Carl Court/Getty Images.

Uefa has warned England and Russia their teams could be disqualified from Euro 2016 if their fans are involved in further violence. European football(...)

Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko (centre) and former IAAF president Lamine Diack (left), who is alledged to have received €1M in bribes.  Photograph: EPA.

The Russian sports minister, Vitaly Mutko, has lashed out at Britain, saying testing at the London 2012 Olympics must have been worth zero if it fai(...)

Hulk plays for Russian club FC Zenit St. Petersburg and says racism is a regular feature of domestic games there. Photograph: Epsilon/Getty Images

Brazil and Zenit St Petersburg forward Hulk says racist comments are made by spectators at almost every match played in Russia and he fears “gross and(...)

Fabio Capello is under contract until the 2018 World Cup which is hosted by Russia. Photograph: Roland Schlager

The Russian Football Union cannot afford to pay the wages of national team boss Fabio Capello, according to a member of the governing body’s executive(...)

Russian president Vladimir Putin: the annexing of of Crimea could have unforseen consequences for Russia’s plans to host the 2018 World Cup.

Officials fear penalty for breaching Uefa regulations in Russian Cup preliminary matches and falling foul of Vladimir PutinSKChF Sevastopol won 2-0 at(...)