Russia won the duet and team finals today to cap off an impressive performance from the country at the International Swimming Federation (FINA) World Youth Artistic Swimming Championships in Samorin.
International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation (IBSF) President Ivo Ferriani suggested Russia could host a World Cup as early as the 2020-2021 season, during a meeting with the country's Sports Minister Pavel Kolobkov.
Italy won their first International Volleyball Federation Boys' Under-19 World Championship since 1997, defeating Russia in the final in Tunisia.
Russia qualified for the group 5 balls final in pole position, as the International Gymnastics Federation World Challenge Cup began in Kazan.
Russia continued their strong start to the International Swimming Federation World Youth Artistic Swimming Championships in Samorin, by taking first place in the duet and free combination preliminary standings.
Figure skater Evgenia Medvedeva has been appointed as the Russian Olympic Committee's (ROC) ambassador for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
Russia claimed two of the three gold medals on offer on the first day of speed finals at the International Federation of Sport Climbing Youth World Championships in Arco, Italy.
Russian ice hockey player Evgeny Kuznetsov could face further sanctions after he accepted a four-year doping ban following a positive test for cocaine.
Russia bans women's volleyball coach for two matches over slant-eyed gesture after South Korea victory
Russia has banned its women's volleyball head coach Sergio Busato for two matches after he made a slant-eyed racist gesture at the end of a match against South Korea earlier this month in an Olympic qualifying tournament.
Sebastian Garcia became Mexico's first individual outdoor world champion, defeating Russia's Daniil Kosenkov in the men's compound cadet final at the World Indoor Archery Championships in Madrid.
Russian ice hockey player Evgeny Kuznetsov has been given a four-year doping ban after testing positive for cocaine during this year's International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) World Championship.
Russian race walker Sergey Bakulin, stripped of his 2011 world title for doping, has been handed an eight-year ban for a second offence.
The Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) has confirmed it will invite International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) President Sebastian Coe to its 40th anniversary celebrations of the Moscow Olympics next year.
Five Russian weightlifters have been provisionally suspended by the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) based on evidence uncovered in the McLaren Report and retrieved from the Moscow Laboratory.
Iran and Russia will be represented in two freestyle finals each tomorrow following the first day of action at the United World Wrestling World Junior Championships in Tallinn.