International University Sports Federation (FISU) President Oleg Matytsin has been appointed as Russia's new Sports Minister in a Government reshuffle following the resignation of the entire cabinet.
Russia broke Germany's dominance of the luge events with victory in the mixed team relay at the Winter Youth Olympic Games in St Moritz.
Pavel Kolobkov has stepped down as Russian Sports Minister after the entire Government resigned following President Vladimir Putin's annual state-of-the-nation address.
China's and Russia's men's teams and South Korea's and Italy's women's sides have booked their places at the World Curling Championships.
Russia won three gold medals in the sprint biathlon events held today at the World Para Nordic Skiing World Cup in Altenberg and Dresden.
Russia won three of the six short-distance cross-country events, as action continued today at the World Para Nordic Skiing World Cup in Altenberg and Dresden.
Marco Barale anchored Italy to victory in the mixed relay, as biathlon competition at Lausanne 2020 concluded in dramatic fashion at Les Tuffes Nordic Centre.
Poland and Russia share first place in the men's team standings after day two of the World Curling Federation World Qualification Event in Lohja.
Russia and Netherlands earn another two gold medals each at ISU European Speed Skating Championships
Russia and The Netherlands won another two gold medals at the International Skating Union (ISU) European Speed Skating Championships in Heerenveen.
Spanish world number one Rafael Nadal earned his country a meeting with Serbia in tomorrow's final of the inaugural Association of Tennis Professionals Cup, as his singles victory over Alex De Minaur established a decisive 2-0 lead over host nation Australia.
Russia and hosts The Netherlands won two gold medals each on the opening day of the International Skating Union European Speed Skating Championships in Heerenveen.
International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach has urged the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) to make a "watertight" decision on Russia to prevent any confusion in the lead-up to the Olympic Games in Tokyo.
The Netherlands and Russia are set to battle it out for top spot on the medals table at the International Skating Union Speed Skating European Championships this weekend.
Australia's doubles pairing Nick Kyrgios and Alex de Minaur won a marathon champions tiebreak to defeat Britain and reach the semi-finals of the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) Cup in Sydney.
International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach has reassured Russian athletes they are free to compete like any other country until the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) delivers its ruling in the long-running doping scandal.