Russian athletes, including three-time high jump world champion Mariya Lasitskene, have written to the country's President, urging him to intervene in the dispute between World Athletics and the Russian Athletics Federation (RusAF).
Russian President Vladimir Putin has approved a proposal to reopen training camps for national team athletes.
Russian President Vladimir Putin reportedly expressed his hope that genetic tests will help biathlete Evgeny Ustyugov successfully appeal his doping ban at the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS).
The Sambo Russian President's Cup is set to be hosted for the eighth time at the Japan Sambo Championships in Tokyo in Japan on February 9 - the 46th national championships in the country.
International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) President René Fasel has suggested he could work in Russia when he steps down from his role next year.
On December 7, the following item appeared on United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson's highly active Twitter account. "This great country is the home of football.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has claimed that the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) decision to ban his country from competing under its own flag at the Olympic Games is against the Olympic Charter and will be challenged at the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS).
Vladimir Putin was among those to mark the 10th anniversary of the Russian International Olympic University (RIOU).
Russian President Vladimir Putin visited the headquarters of the International Judo Federation (IJF) in Budapest today.
Russian Boxing Federation (RBF) secretary general Umar Kremlev has thanked President Vladimir Putin for his support of boxing in the country.
Russian President Vladimir Putin welcomed boxers visiting the country for the International Boxing Association (AIBA) Men's World Championships.
Russian President Vladimir Putin met with promising young ice hockey players at a national development programme aimed at developing future talent in the sport.