Sochi 2014: Invisible security is the best security, says Putin’s chief of staff

Sochi 2014: Invisible security is the best security, says Putin’s chief of staff

[2014-02-18 17:32:34]
Making the Sochi Olympics safe for visitors but not intrusive was a major achievement for Russian...

Switzerland, Belarus make their Olympic moves on Day 7 of Sochi Olympics

[2014-02-17 17:37:55]
The Swiss national team has moved up to second place in the Olympic medal count with...
Russian ski cross Komissarova undergoes surgery after back injury

Russian ski cross Komissarova undergoes surgery after back injury

[2014-02-17 17:37:10]
Russian ski cross racer Maria Komissarova has undergone successful surgery on her back after being seriously...
Two golds propel Russia to Olympic top-3 on day 8 of Sochi Games

Two golds propel Russia to Olympic top-3 on day 8 of Sochi Games

[2014-02-17 17:35:54]
Russia has jumped to 3rd place in medal count following impressive performances in the men’s skeleton...
Norway holds all the aces, wins 4 medals on Sochi Olympics\' Day 1

Norway holds all the aces, wins 4 medals on Sochi Olympics' Day 1

[2014-02-09 19:11:30]
On the opening day of the Sochi Olympics, Norway eclipsed the competition, taking the lead in...
Why I cried during Sochi Olympics opening ceremony

Why I cried during Sochi Olympics opening ceremony

[2014-02-09 18:17:41]
There is an iconic image from the 1980 Olympic Games, hosted by Moscow. It will be...
2014 Sochi Olympics opening: Breathtaking Winter fairytale

2014 Sochi Olympics opening: Breathtaking Winter fairytale

[2014-02-08 17:31:58]
The XXII Winter Olympic Games are on after opening officially in a sparkling, star-studded show in...
Sochi 2014 Olympics: 2410 days of waiting over as Games begin

Sochi 2014 Olympics: 2410 days of waiting over as Games begin

[2014-02-07 16:51:12]
The opening ceremony of the 22nd Winter Olympics will take place on Friday – exactly 2,410...
Nobody will face discrimination at Sochi Olympics, Putin pledges

Nobody will face discrimination at Sochi Olympics, Putin pledges

[2014-01-17 10:53:48]
Russia expects more than 6,000 athletes from 85 countries, plus hundreds of thousands of spectators, to...
Sochi-2014 Olympic torch dives into history at Lake Baikal

Sochi-2014 Olympic torch dives into history at Lake Baikal

[2013-11-23 13:26:17]
The Olympic torch’s odyssey around Russia reached new depths as it dived into the world’s biggest...
FIFA, 2018 World Cup organizing committee develop anti-racism measures - FIFA

FIFA, 2018 World Cup organizing committee develop anti-racism measures - FIFA

[2013-11-04 10:22:15]
 The international football governing body, FIFA, and the organizing committee of the 2018 FIFA World Cup...
\'Fukushima might make 2020 Tokyo Olympics impossible\'

'Fukushima might make 2020 Tokyo Olympics impossible'

[2013-10-09 18:35:52]
There is no reason to believe that radiation leaks at Fukushima will be contained by 2020,...
Sochi 2014 Flame lit in Olympia kicking off record-breaking torch relay

Sochi 2014 Flame lit in Olympia kicking off record-breaking torch relay

[2013-09-29 19:08:38]
Kindled by the sun’s rays, the Olympic torch was lit on Sunday in the ancient Greek...
Chaos reigns: Russia tells world to ‘relax’ over gay law at Sochi 2014 while IOC demands ‘clarification’

Chaos reigns: Russia tells world to ‘relax’ over gay law at Sochi 2014 while IOC demands ‘clarification’

[2013-08-10 11:29:23]
The IOC has said it needs clearer assurances from Russia that it will not discriminate against...
Running for IOC presidency 'is a great chance' - Sergey Bubka

Running for IOC presidency 'is a great chance' - Sergey Bubka

[2013-08-04 13:24:50]
Arguably the most famous pole vaulter of all time, Sergey Bubka broke the world record for the sport...
Brazil football referee beheaded after stabbing player to death

Brazil football referee beheaded after stabbing player to death

[2013-07-08 16:44:07]
Outraged spectators in northern Brazil stoned football referee Otavio da Silva to death and hacked up...
Central Army Sports Club at 90: Big past, great future

Central Army Sports Club at 90: Big past, great future

[2013-05-06 15:40:12]
The Central Army Sports Club (CSKA) turned 90 years old this week. CSKA has won major international championships in the widely popular sports of soccer, basketball and hockey. Legendary Russian athletes tell RBTH why they feel they owe their success to this long-lived club.

Arshavin: Leaving Arsenal, prepared for offers

[2013-04-18 18:40:51]
Andrei Arshavin, the Russian midfielder for Arsenal, says he will leave his team in the summer...
Boston blast: Sport beyond terror

Boston blast: Sport beyond terror

[2013-04-18 18:38:29]
Russian athletes are shocked by the terrorist attack that took place at the Boston Marathon on April 15. They sympathize with the families of the blast victims, although they insist that such marathons must continue.
Around 2,500 facilities adopted for Paralympics in Sochi ahead of the 2014 Paralympics

Around 2,500 facilities adopted for Paralympics in Sochi ahead of the 2014 Paralympics

[2013-04-14 08:36:59]
Around 2,500 Sochi facilities have been adopted in the framework of creating a barrier-free environment for...
Russia ready to fight doping

Russia ready to fight doping

[2013-04-14 08:29:43]
The president of the Russian Athletics Federation Valentin Balakhnichev comments on the recent scandals surrounding the disqualification of Russian athletes and speaks about new tools in the fight against doping.
Moscow stadium Luzhniki World Cup refit to cost up to $800 million - official

Moscow stadium Luzhniki World Cup refit to cost up to $800 million - official

[2013-04-09 22:15:17]
Tough FIFA rules mean it could cost nearly $800 million to make Moscow’s vast Luzhniki arena...
Greek footballer receives lifetime ban over Nazi salute

Greek footballer receives lifetime ban over Nazi salute

[2013-03-17 20:18:40]
AEK Athens’ player Giorgos Katidis has been banned for life from playing for any national teams...
Russia slices $18bn World Cup 2018 budget

Russia slices $18bn World Cup 2018 budget

[2013-03-17 20:11:31]
The Russian government won’t spend any extra money from the federal budget on 2018 World Cup...
Ice Hockey legend Valery Kharlamov remembered in Moscow exhibition match

Ice Hockey legend Valery Kharlamov remembered in Moscow exhibition match

[2013-02-19 17:57:22]
On the weekend CSKA Moscow commemorated what could have been the 65th birthday of late ice...


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