Vladimir Putin has ordered the Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) to ensure a ban imposed on the country by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) is lifted by the end of the year so that they can compete at Tokyo 2020.
Yekaterinburg stepped up its bid to host the 2023 Summer Universiade when a delegation from the Russian city visited International University Sports Federation (FISU) headquarters in Lausanne, Switzerland.
Putin urges Russian authorities to settle anti-doping issues so country can send full team to Tokyo 2020
Vladimir Putin has urged Russian authorities to "settle all remaining issues" to ensure the country can send a full team to next year's Olympic Games in Tokyo.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has praised the success of the country’s team at a meeting to discuss the recent Winter Universiade in Krasnoyarsk.
Putin opens Krasnoyarsk 2019 Winter Universiade as Opening Ceremony celebrates Siberia's history and cultural traditions
Russian President Vladimir Putin officially opened the Krasnoyarsk 2019 Winter Universiade during a ceremony which aimed to celebrate the history and cultural traditions of Siberia.
Krasnoyarsk, host of the Winter Universiade that starts on Saturday (March 2), lies at the geographical centre of Siberia. As Russia hosts this event for the first time, it does so fully confident that there will be no need for artificial snow.
Russian President Vladimir Putin called on world football's governing body to help ensure last year's World Cup has an effective legacy for the country during a meeting with FIFA head Gianni Infantino.
Firstly, some facts about Vitaly Mutko. He was born on December 8, 1958 in the Apsheronsky District. He began work as a technician on shipping vessels in 1977. After becoming involved in local politics, he rose to the position of Deputy Mayor of Saint Petersburg in 1992.
The Japan Sambo Championships and Russian President’s Cup are due to be held in Tokyo tomorrow, with more than 100 athletes set to take part in the two events.
Daniil Dubov has been congratulated by Russian President Vladimir Putin after winning the World Rapid Chess Championship in Saint Petersburg.
Kremlin insists Russia is working with WADA to resolve Moscow Laboratory issue as Ganus concerns dismissed
Russia has insisted it is working with the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) to rectify the issue regarding access to data stored at the Moscow Laboratory as spokesperson Dmitry Peskov claimed concerns raised by Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA) director general Yury Ganus were "unfounded".
RUSADA director general calls on Putin to help reach urgent resolution on Moscow Laboratory data access
Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA) director general Yury Ganus has called on President Vladimir Putin to ensure a solution to the issues surrounding access to the data at the Moscow Laboratory is reached before the December 31 deadline as he warned sport in the country was "on the brink of abyss".
Russian President Vladimir Putin sent his greetings to the participants and guests of the Russian Students Sport Union (RSSU) gala in Moscow.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has said the situation his country finds itself in regarding anti-doping "is our own fault because the doping abuse did take place" but he again denied the attempts to cheat the system were state-led.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has extended his congratulations to national athlete Artem Okulov for winning two gold medals at the 2018 International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) World Championships here in Turkmenistan's capital.