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Russian club FC Sochi to miss next league match after multiple positive cases of COVID-19
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Russian club FC Sochi to miss next league match after multiple positive cases of COVID-19

FC Sochi, currently 12th in the 16-team league, had been scheduled to play 14th-placed Tambov on Thursday. They are however, certain to miss that fixture after the multiple positive COVID-19 cases.

More COVID-19 trouble for Russian Premier League as Dynamo Moscow report three positive cases, get restart fixture postponed
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More COVID-19 trouble for Russian Premier League as Dynamo Moscow report three positive cases, get restart fixture postponed

Dynamo Moscow said Sunday that three of its players had tested positive for the coronavirus as its game on the Russian football league's restart weekend was postponed.

Russian club FC Rostov forced to field teenagers on league restart after first team gets quarantined for COVID-19, lose 10-1
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Russian club FC Rostov forced to field teenagers on league restart after first team gets quarantined for COVID-19, lose 10-1

A team of teenagers took the field for a club hit by the coronavirus pandemic and lost 10-1 as football in Russia restarted Friday.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Russia to allow foreign athletes to enter country even as COVID-19 cases close in on 3 lakh
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Russia to allow foreign athletes to enter country even as COVID-19 cases close in on 3 lakh

The government said athletes and coaches under contract with a Russian sports organisation would be put under medical observation and obliged to spend two weeks in quarantine upon their return to the country.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Russian club Lokomotiv Moscow's Jefferson Farfan tests positive for COVID-19
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Russian club Lokomotiv Moscow's Jefferson Farfan tests positive for COVID-19

Farfan, 35, is yet to play a game in this campaign, which has eight more rounds remaining, after sustaining a knee injury last year.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Russian Premier League matches to resume from 21 June despite rising number of COVID-19 infections
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Russian Premier League matches to resume from 21 June despite rising number of COVID-19 infections

Russia’s top professional football league will resume matches on 21 June after having suspended the season in mid-March because of the COVID-19 outbreak, the Russian Football Union said on Friday.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Zenit St Petersburg deliver 'Player of the Month' award to Malcom via drone amidst COVID-19 shutdown
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Zenit St Petersburg deliver 'Player of the Month' award to Malcom via drone amidst COVID-19 shutdown

Brazilian Malcom won nearly 30% of the fan vote to pick up the award for March after Zenit build a nine-point lead at the top of the Russian Premier League standings before the season was suspended due to the coronavirus pandemic

Football fans stage walkouts during Russian Premier League games to protest arrests
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Football fans stage walkouts during Russian Premier League games to protest arrests

So-called ultras organized walkouts during at least seven Russian Premier League games this weekend after a wave of arrests targeting Spartak Moscow fans the week before.

Former big-spenders Anzhi Makhachkala have team bus seized for unpaid debts worth over $780,000
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Former big-spenders Anzhi Makhachkala have team bus seized for unpaid debts worth over $780,000

That sum would have been pocket money for Anzhi back in 2011, when billionaire then-owner Suleiman Kerimov signed forward Samuel Etoo on what was one of the world’s biggest-ever contracts

Russian Premier League: Zenit Saint Petersburg signs Barcelona winger Malcom for € 40 million
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Russian Premier League: Zenit Saint Petersburg signs Barcelona winger Malcom for € 40 million

Malcom leaves after just one season at Barcelona, during which he played 24 times in all competitions and scored four goals.

Russian prosecutors urge judges to sentence Russian footballers Pavel Mamaev, Alexander Kokorin to 18 months in jail
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Russian prosecutors urge judges to sentence Russian footballers Pavel Mamaev, Alexander Kokorin to 18 months in jail

Both players are Russian internationals though Alexander Kokorin last played for the national side in late 2017, while Pavel Mamaev was last selected in 2016

Samuel Eto'o, Willian's former club Anzhi Makhachkala on the verge of collapse and elimination from Russian top-flight
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Samuel Eto'o, Willian's former club Anzhi Makhachkala on the verge of collapse and elimination from Russian top-flight

Anzhi are now second from bottom in the Premier League table, nine points adrift of 12th-placed Dynamo Moscow, who are currently the last team above the relegation play-off zone

Deputy Prime Minister of Russia Vitaly Mutko steps down as head of Russian Football Union
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Deputy Prime Minister of Russia Vitaly Mutko steps down as head of Russian Football Union

Vitaly Mutko in December last year also left his position as chairman of Russia's 2018 World Cup organising committee, in the wake of his Olympic ban

Russian club Spartak Moscow drop two players for liking disparaging Instagram poem about coach Massimo Carrera
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Russian club Spartak Moscow drop two players for liking disparaging Instagram poem about coach Massimo Carrera

Two Russian players have been dropped by Russian Premier League side Spartak Moscow for liking a poem on Instagram that questioned coach Massimo Carrera and called for his dismissal.

Former Chelsea captain John Terry turns down shock transfer to Spartak Moscow after 'assessing move with family'
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Former Chelsea captain John Terry turns down shock transfer to Spartak Moscow after 'assessing move with family'

Former Chelsea defender John Terry has turned down a move to Spartak Moscow in Russia, citing personal reasons. The England ex-captain was flown to Rome for a medical, and has been out of work since leaving Aston Villa at the end of last season.

Russian club FC Rostov new kit inspired by fan's carpet that was brought to stadium as team's 'lucky charm'
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Russian club FC Rostov new kit inspired by fan's carpet that was brought to stadium as team's 'lucky charm'

The 'lucky carpet' that a fan brought with him to watch the club's game against Yenisey Krasnoyarsk on Monday (20 August), which they won by a big margin of 4-0.

FIFA World Cup 2018: Russia gets ready for its big day amid crisis, worries and poor planning
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FIFA World Cup 2018: Russia gets ready for its big day amid crisis, worries and poor planning

With crisis, worries and poor planning, the World Cup threatens to have a limited impact. But that may change if the Russian national side turns around its fortunes on the big day.

Zenit Saint Petersburg appoint Sergei Semak to replace Roberto Mancini as club's new manager
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Zenit Saint Petersburg appoint Sergei Semak to replace Roberto Mancini as club's new manager

Zenit Saint Petersburg named former Russia midfielder Sergei Semak as the club's new manager on Tuesday following the departure of Roberto Mancini, who took over the Italy job earlier this month.

Russian football anti-racism chief calls for fan ID cards in FIFA World Cup 2018 to combat offensive crowd chants
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Russian football anti-racism chief calls for fan ID cards in FIFA World Cup 2018 to combat offensive crowd chants

Russian football's anti-racism chief wants the World Cup hosts to start using fan ID cards at league matches to combat monkey chants.