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 Kremlin has repeated its insistence that the 2014 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games were the "best ever", despite the doping scheme which corrupted the event in the Russian city.
The Swiss Federal Tribunal has rejected an appeal lodged by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) against the Court of Arbitration for Sport decision regarding Russian cross-country skier Alexander Legkov.
Reasoned decisions involving Russian athletes in Sochi 2014 doping scandal to be published this month
Reasoned decisions outlining why the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) overturned sanctions against Russian athletes banned by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) will be made public later this month.
Russian Olympic Committee admits struggling to get athletes stripped of medals for doping to return them
Russian athletes disqualified from the Olympic Games have failed to return any of their medals in 2018, the Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) have admitted.
The Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) will appeal a Moscow court ruling which attempted to overturn Alexander Zubkov's disqualification from Sochi 2014 for doping, it was announced today.
David Owen: On Sochi 2014's profit, the weaponising of numbers and how the IOC just might have brushed up its sales pitch to cities in the nick of time
Here's the thing: the now notorious Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games made a profit of $53 million (£34 million/€47 million) at then ruble exchange rates.
Fifteen-time Olympic medallist Bjørgen complains of faulty anti-doping containers at Pyeongchang 2018
Norwegian cross-country skier and eight-time Olympic champion Marit Bjørgen has complained about the quality of containers used to hold anti-doping samples at the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics, suggesting they were not totally secure.
Short track speed skater Viktor Ahn has thanked fans in Russia in an open letter for their support throughout his career in the Russian national team following his decision to retire from the sport.
Six-time Olympic short-track speed skating gold medallist Viktor Ahn has decided to retire from the sport and return to his home country of South Korea after rejecting an offer to coach the Russian team.
Russian biathletes Olga Zaitseva, Olga Vilukhina and Yana Romanova have had their cases at the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) postponed, it has been claimed.
British Curling have announced the appointment of Olympic silver medallist David Murdoch as their national team coach.
Olympic figure skating gold medallist Adelina Sotnikova has announced that she will miss the entirety of the 2018-2019 season.
Matthew Mortensen, the United States' double Olympic luge athlete, has announced his retirement.
Russia's six-time Olympic short track speed skating gold medallist Viktor Ahn will make a decision by November about whether or not to continue his career in the sport.