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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.
Enyimba beat FC Ifeanyi Ubah 3-1 to climb on top of log table in the ongoing Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) Super Six on Monday at the Agege Stadium.
Akwa United fades Lobi Stars title hope after a 0-0 goalless draw at in the ongoing Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) Super Six on Monday at the Agege Stadium.
Jet-heeled Manchester United-bound winger Daniel James was likened to eight-time Olympic gold medallist sprinter Usain Bolt and Brazil icon Ronaldo by Hungary coach Marco Rossi ahead of Tuesday's Euro 2020 qualifier with Wales.
One in every 10 illegal immigrants who entered Europe between 2015 to 2016 was a Nigerian, the European Union has said.
Landline internet connections were down across Sudan on Monday, a week after mobile online services were cut following a deadly crackdown on protesters.
Fast-rising Nigerian actress and presenter, Dorcas Fapson, trended on social media platforms following the release of her adaptation of Paulette Kelly’s poem, “I Got Flowers Today’’ (1992).
Senator Ajayi Boroffice says he has withdrawn from the race for Deputy Senate President of the 9th National Assembly in deference to President Muhammadu Buhari.
Lawmaker-elect for Darazo/Ganjuwa Federal Constituency of Bauchi State, Mansur Manu Soro, has expressed optimism that Femi Gbajabiamila will emerge the Speaker of the House of Representatives in the ninth National Assembly unopposed.
Corps Marshal, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Mr Boboye Oyeyemi, has urged motorists to be safety-conscious during the Sallah celebration.
The federal government on Monday inaugurated the members of the governing boards of five professional health regulatory bodies.