ARTICLES RELATING TO RUSSIA

Russia dump Capello as coach

2015-07-14 09:59

The Russian Football Union says it has ended its contract with coach Fabio Capello, three years before the country hosts the 2018 SWC.

Log: Sevens World Series

2015-05-18 00:00

Standings in the nine-tournament 2014/15 HSBC Sevens World Series which started in Australia and ended in England.

'Flame thrower' to face charges

2015-03-29 17:06

The man who hurled a flare at Russian goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev during a Euro qualifier has been identified and faces criminal charges.

Russian firm wins tender to build Uganda refinery

2015-02-17 11:30

A consortium led by Russian firm RT Global Resources has won the deal to build and operate Uganda's $2.5bn crude oil refinery, according to a report.

Capello's wages not settled

2015-01-20 12:36

European football chief Michel Platini urged Russia's Football Union (RFU) to pay the wages they owe to Fabio Capello.

Capello under fire but stays on

2014-11-18 11:55

Fabio Capello has dismissed speculation that he is about to lose his job as manager of Russia amid a run of poor results.

Russia can't pay coach Capello

2014-11-12 14:22

Russia's FA does not have enough money to pay their national coach, Fabio Capello, according to their executive committee.

FIFA fully supports Russia

2014-10-28 13:14

Sepp Blatter has stated that FIFA categorically backs Russia in hosting the 2018 World Cup and has praised its preparations.

Uruguay grab final RWC spot

2014-10-11 22:43

Uruguay beat Russia in Montevideo to snatch the last qualification spot for the 2015 Rugby World Cup in England.

Austria, Sweden draw in qualifier

2014-09-09 07:51

Austria drew with Sweden in Euro 2016 qualifier, while Russia thumped Liechtenstein to go top of Group G.

 

Capello set target semi target

2015-05-26 10:40

Russia coach Fabio Capello has been told that his team's target should be a World Cup semifinal at home in 2018.

US Senators want no Russia SWC

2015-04-02 09:40

13 US Senators wrote to FIFA's Sepp Blatter to ask for a vote on moving the 2018 World Cup out of Russia.

Blatter concerned by Russian soccer racism

2015-03-02 14:28

Sepp Blatter is concerned by a study detailing the scale of Russia's racism problem ahead of the 2018 SWC.

Tycoon settles Capello pay row

2015-02-06 16:25

Russian billionaire Alisher Usmanov has stepped in to settle the $5.8 million owed in back pay to Russia manager Fabio Capello.

Russia name new rugby coach

2014-12-31 15:05

Alexander Pervukhin has been named the new head coach of Russia's rugby team, the Russian Rugby Federation confirmed.

FIFA fails ethical litmus test

2014-11-15 12:27

FIFA is shaken by a fratricidal war over its own corruption probe into the way the 2018 and 2022 World Cups were awarded.

2018 World Cup logo revealed

2014-10-29 08:12

FIFA President Sepp Blatter has revealed the logo for the 2018 World Cup, which resembles the heart and spirit of Russia.

FIFA happy with Russia's WC plans

2014-10-22 14:22

The head of a FIFA inspectors commission says they are satisfied with Russia's progress in preparing for the 2018 World Cup.

Capello wants more from Russia

2014-09-09 11:18

Russia coach Fabio Capello has said his side needed to improve if they want to reach the final stages in France.

Russia to cut SWC host cities

2014-08-19 13:11

World football's ruling body FIFA has recommended that Russia reduce the number of 2018 World Cup host cities.

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