Latest news about Russia

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.

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.

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 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.

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.

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.

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.

Ukraine reject Crimea clubs to join Russia

2014-08-01 12:17

A top Ukrainian football chief on Friday voiced strong opposition to Russia's move to allow three Crimean clubs to join the Russian league.

Russia to incorporate Crimean clubs

2014-07-30 15:23

Russia ready to integrate football clubs from the annexed Crimea peninsula.

Capello staying on as coach

2014-07-30 12:29

Fabio Capello says he will stay in his post as Russia coach despite the team's Soccer World Cup failure.

FIFA commit to 2018 in Russia

2014-07-25 14:02

FIFA remains committed to the 2018 SWC In Russia and says a boycott would not be an effective way of reducing tensions in the region.

Question over Dutch at SWC 2018

2014-07-23 15:30

A mourning Dutch football association wants to postpone discussions over participation in the next World Cup in Russia.

Capello a 'greedy' thief

2014-07-03 12:00

Fabio Capello is used to dealing with the harsh English media but dealing with Russian parliamentary leaders is something else.

Capello slams match officials

2014-06-27 11:16

Following their Soccer World Cup elimination, Russia head coach Fabio Capello has criticised the match officials.