2018 WC bid head laughs off suggestions of Russia having 'racism' problem
2018 WC bid head laughs off suggestions of Russia having 'racism' problem

The head of the Russia 2018 World Cup bid has laughed off suggestions that the country has a problem with racism, ahead of CSKA Moscow's Champions League tie against Manchester City.

Levski Sofia fined for mocking UEFA’s anti-racism campaign
Levski Sofia fined for mocking UEFA’s anti-racism campaign

Levski Sofia have been fined 19,000 levs ($12,419) after fans mocked one of the anti-racism campaigns launched by European soccer`s governing body UEFA in a Bulgarian league match last month.

Zenit ​St Petersburg look to extend winning ways in Russia
Zenit ​St Petersburg look to extend winning ways in Russia

High-flying Zenit St Petersburg turn their focus back to domestic action and extending their perfect start to the season when they face struggling Rostov in the Russian Premier League on Saturday.

Spartak Moscow end champions CSKA`s perfect start

Reigning champions CSKA saw their perfect start to the Russian Premier League season ended by Spartak in a bad-tempered 1-0 Moscow derby defeat which saw both sides finish with 10 men.

Record-breaking Bayern beat CSKA to keep up perfect record

Holders Bayern Munich eased past CSKA Moscow 3-1 on Wednesday to set a Champions League record with their 10th straight victory in the competition and underline their ambition to become the first team to successfully defend the title.

Pellegrini hopes Russians learn from Toure abuse

Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini hopes the punishment handed down to CSKA Moscow for the racist abuse of Yaya Toure will serve as a warning ahead of the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

Racism row is `smear campaign` - CSKA chief

A leading official from Russian side CSKA Moscow has claimed that accusations of racism against the club`s fans are the result of a British "smear campaign".

Honda to decide on future with CSKA

Japanese midfielder Keisuke Honda will soon make his choice between staying with Russian football club CSKA Moscow or moving to some more influential European league.

CSKA strike late to draw with Real in icy Moscow

A last-minute strike by CSKA Moscow newcomer Pontus Wernbloom snatched a 1-1 draw for the Russian side against Real Madrid.

Three CSKA players banned over failed drug test

Three CSKA Sofia players have been suspended for three months after testing positive for a banned stimulant last year.