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Pavel Pogrebnyak has been fined 250,000 rubles (£2,938) by the Russian Football Union (RFU) after suggesting black players should not represent Russia.
Russian striker Pavel Pogrebnyak’s comment on black players ‘smells of racism’ – Vladimir Putin’s...
Former Fulham and Reading striker Pavel Pogrebnyak's comment that it is "laughable" to have black players in the Russian national team has been condemned by Russian president Vladimir Putin's human rights adviser.
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.
Russian fan group leader, Alexander Shprygin, said on Wednesday he had been denied a document required to attend World Cup matches.
Bursaspor defender William Troost-Ekong has said the response of the Super Eagles to racism in the World Cup may be dependent on how any individual member of the team reacts.
World Cup host Russia has been fined 30,000 Swiss francs for discriminatory chants by fans, FIFA said on Tuesday.
Russian football players were protected from being caught doping under direct government orders that laboratory director Grigory Rodchenkov said he followed to ensure cheating was covered up.
FIFA has made no attempt to contact Russian doping whistleblower Grigory Rodchenkov to gain information about "many" footballers embroiled in the widespread conspiracy by the 2018 World Cup host nation, according to his lawyer.
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.
Russian football chief Vitaly Mutko has announced he is temporarily stepping down from his post.
Russian club Amkar Perm has insisted that Brian Idowu remains a Russian player despite his recent call-up to the Nigerian senior national team.
Jose Mourinho was at Tottenham’s training ground to meet his new squad following his appointment as Mauricio Pochettino’s replacement at the struggling Premier League club on Wednesday.
The New HIV and Vaccine Microbicides Advocacy Society (NHVMAS) Wednesday urged the Federal Ministry of Health to reduce the age of access for both Sexual Reproductive Health (SRH) and HIV testing services to 14 years.
The senate on Wednesday issued 7-day ultimatum to the Central Bank of Nigeria, the Federal Inland Revenue Service, and others defaulting to submit their statements of income and expenditure accounts spanning from 2017- 2019 to do so or face dire consequences.
The suspect, Chuks Emmanuel, is currently facing interrogation at the Area F Police Command, Ikeja, for alleged rape and fraud.
Here is a list of nominees in the major categories for the 62nd annual Grammy Awards, which will be handed out January 26 in Los Angeles.
The Nigerian Army has said that its troops have again successfully dislodged Boka Haram/Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorists at Malam Fatori in Abadam Local Government Area of Borno.
The Peoples Democratic Party on Friday said the genuflections of Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State and Deputy Governor Philip Shaibu of Edo State to Kogi State electorate on Friday on behalf of Governor Yahaya Bello have come too late.
Liverpool have bought the house Jurgen Klopp was renting from Brendan Rogers and are allowing the Reds boss to live there rent free, it has been reported.
Brazil staged a remarkable comeback for the second time in a week on Sunday to beat Mexico 2-1 in front of their own fans and win the Under-17 World Cup for a fourth time.
An NGO, Marie Stopes International Organisation Nigeria (MSION), has urged media practitioners to advocate for the adoption of family planning methods for healthier and productive families.