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China announced Thursday the suspension of all domestic football and postponed indefinitely the top-flight Chinese Super League (CSL) season in response to the deadly viral outbreak sweeping the country.

Coronavirus: Russia postpones all football until April 10

All professional football in Russia has been postponed until April 10 due to the coronavirus pandemic.
The Russian Premier League ethics committee is set to probe alleged racist comments made by the veteran international striker Pavel Pogrebnyak, local media reported on Sunday.

Pavel Pogrebnyak fined by Russian Football Union for racist remarks

Pavel Pogrebnyak has been fined 250,000 rubles (£2,938) by the Russian Football Union (RFU) after suggesting black players should not represent Russia.
The Russian Premier League ethics committee is set to probe alleged racist comments made by the veteran international striker Pavel Pogrebnyak, local media reported on Sunday.

Russian striker Pavel Pogrebnyak faces ban over ‘racist’ remarks

The Russian Premier League ethics committee is set to probe alleged racist comments made by the veteran international striker Pavel Pogrebnyak, local media reported on Sunday.
Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup

FIFA to hand Russia N21.7 billion for World Cup legacy fund

FIFA will allocate $60 million (about N21.7billion) to a Russia 2018 World Cup legacy fund to help develop the sport in the country, following last summer’s tournament which was widely praised as among the best ever editions of the event.

FIFA fines Russia over racist chants at France friendly

World Cup host Russia has been fined 30,000 Swiss francs for discriminatory chants by fans, FIFA said on Tuesday.

FIFA probes Russia over racist monkey chants

FIFA has opened disciplinary proceedings against World Cup hosts Russia over monkey chants heard during a friendly international against France, a spokesman told AFP on Tuesday.

Russia’s Vitaly Mutko leaves World Cup organising role

Vitaly Mutko has stepped down from his role as chief organiser for next summer's World Cup in Russia, two days after temporarily leaving his post as Russian Football Union (RFU) president.

Vitaly Mutko temporarily steps down as president of Russian Football Union

Russian football chief Vitaly Mutko has announced he is temporarily stepping down from his post.

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