France ban alcohol near Euro 2016 venues after violence; England, Russia receive disqualification warnings

The result of the inquiry and sanctions are to be announced on Tuesday.

Jun 12, 2016, 22:34 PM IST

Zenit forward Hulk accuses Spartak fans of racism

Zenit St Petersburg forward Hulk has said he was the victim of racist abuse during his side`s Russian Premier League encounter at Spartak Moscow on Saturday.

Sep 27, 2015, 15:52 PM IST

Sports minister Vitaly Mutko named head of debt-ridden Russian FA

Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko will have to address the severe cash crunch plaguing the country`s football association (RFU) after he was unanimously elected its president on Wednesday.

Sep 02, 2015, 16:42 PM IST

Slutsky takes over Russia`s national squad

Russia`s football authorities announced Friday they had appointed CSKA Moscow head coach Leonid Slutsky as the country`s national team manager, filling a void left by the sacking of Italian Fabio C

Aug 07, 2015, 16:10 PM IST

CSKA to take on Rostov at partially closed venue

Russia`s football Union (RFU) disciplinary board announced Wednesday their verdict to close sections of the of Khimki Arena for CSKA Moscow`s Premier League home match with Rostov.

Aug 05, 2015, 20:40 PM IST

Russia in disarray ahead of World Cup draw

The 2018 World Cup qualifying draw takes place in Saint Petersburg on Saturday with the national game of hosts Russia in total disarray.

Jul 24, 2015, 09:59 AM IST

Russian authorities fail to understand racism, says UN official

Russian soccer authorities need to do more to combat racism and have so far failed to fully grasp what it means, a United Nations official said on Thursday.

Jul 23, 2015, 18:06 PM IST

Russia dumps Fabio Capello as coach before World Cup finals

Moscow: The Russian Football Union (RFU) said on Tuesday it had ended its contract with national team coach Fabio Capello, three years before the country hosts the 2018 World Cup finals.

Jul 14, 2015, 15:44 PM IST

Russian fans start fund-raising to sack Fabio Capello

A group of Russian football lovers has started a fund-rising campaign aimed at collecting the sum of 21.4 million euros ($24.2 million) needed to buy the national squad manager Fabio Capello out of his contract.

Jun 16, 2015, 16:13 PM IST

Fabio Capello under fire after Austria flop

Russia manager Fabio Capello has again come in for heavy criticism following a 1-0 home European Championship qualifying defeat at the hands of Group G leaders Austria.

Jun 15, 2015, 16:04 PM IST

Russian football chief Nikolai Tolstykh forced to step down

 Russian football chief Nikolai Tolstykh`s 23 year reign came to an end on Sunday as he was forced to step down after losing a vote of confidence on Sunday.

May 31, 2015, 20:40 PM IST

Fabio Capello position under threat, says Russian football chief

Russian Football Union (RFU) chief Nikolai Tolstykh has admitted that national coach Fabio Capello would be highly unlikely to continue in the job if his team failed to qualify for Euro 2016, local

Feb 16, 2015, 18:25 PM IST

Crimean clubs expelled from Russian League

Russia`s Football Union on Friday expelled three Crimean clubs from the country`s league`s third division in adherence to a ruling from European football`s governing body UEFA.

Jan 23, 2015, 21:52 PM IST

Russian football boss Nikolai Tolstykh under threat over unpaid Fabio Capello wages

 Russia`s Football Union (RFU) boss Nikolai Tolstykh faces the sack over a six-month failure to pay the wages of national team manager Fabio Capello, local media reported Monday.

Jan 19, 2015, 21:50 PM IST

Russian football boss under threat over unpaid Fabio Capello wages

Russia`s Football Union (RFU) boss Nikolai Tolstykh faces the sack over a six-month failure to pay the wages of national team manager Fabio Capello, local media reported Monday.

Jan 19, 2015, 16:25 PM IST

Saracens` George Kruis gets Six Nations reprieve

Saracens lock George Kruis will not miss the start of England`s Six Nations campaign after the Rugby Football Union on Tuesday banned him for three weeks over a dangerous tackle.

Jan 14, 2015, 08:57 AM IST

RFU probes 'homophobic' abuse of referee Nigel Owens

The Rugby Football Union (RFU) on Thursday announced an investigation into reports referee Nigel Owens was subjected to homophobic abuse by supporters during England`s game with New Zealand last weekend.

Nov 13, 2014, 16:30 PM IST

Chelsea enquire about Twickenham move

Chelsea are exploring the possibility of moving to Twickenham, home of English rugby, while their Stamford Bridge stadium is being redeveloped, the Rugby Football Union (RFU) revealed on Sunday.

Sep 28, 2014, 18:43 PM IST

Ukraine calls on FIFA, UEFA to impose sanctions on Russia

The Ukrainian football federation (FFU) has appealed to FIFA and UEFA to impose the highest possible sanctions on the Russian Football Union (RFU) over what it describes as gross violation of football regulations.

Sep 18, 2014, 23:40 PM IST

England RFU criticised for shirts featuring Victoria Cross

The Victoria Cross Trust on Wednesday criticised England`s Rugby Football Union for its use of the Victoria Cross emblem on new international team shirts.

Sep 17, 2014, 18:56 PM IST