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Sochi Olympics doping tests are ‘toughest-ever’ – IOC chief
The upcoming Sochi Olympic Games will see 57 percent more doping tests than the previous Winter Olympics in Vancouver, and the tests will be the toughest ever, the head of the IOC has announced.

21.11.2013 14:59

I’m still here: Kanaeva denies retirement reports
Despite all the reports of her quitting sport, two-time Olympic champion, Evgenia Kanaeva, says she hasn’t decided on her future in rhythmic gymnastics.

22.01.2013 09:04

Swan song for rhythmic gymnastics diva Kanaeva (VIDEO)
Russia's twice Olympic rhythmic gymnastics champion, Evgenia Kanaeva, is retiring at the age of 22 to take up an official role in the sport. Before she does that, RT offers a chance to look back at the record-breaking star in action.

21.01.2013 11:35

5-time Olympics winner Davydova to train Synchro champs for Russia
After ending her record-breaking career this summer, five-time Olympics champion Anastasia Davydova has to turned to coaching, aiming to further raise Russia's profile in the sport of synchronized swimming.

07.01.2013 12:25

‘Russia to become center for world sports’ – Mutko
After a year of big events and big investments, Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko has declared that the country "made a splash" in 2012, and will soon be a center for world sports.

05.01.2013 04:22

Russia’s volleyball coach resigns due to heart problems
Vladimir Alekno, who led Russia to volleyball gold at the London Olympics, is leaving the national team due to heart problems.

29.12.2012 21:38

Kirilenko outran Bolt at London Games
Russia’s top basketballer, Andrey Kirilenko, has called the London Olympics his most memorable event of 2012 because of the bronze medal he won with Russia and the many interesting people he met in the British capital.

29.12.2012 10:25

There are better athletes in Argentina than Messi
The world’s top footballer Lionel Messi, could only bag third spot in the sports journalists’ vote for Athlete of Year in Argentina.

20.12.2012 11:02

Cyclist Ekimov awarded Athens 2004 gold
Cyclist Vyacheslav Ekimov and three other athletes were awarded Olympic medals at the annual Russian Olympians ball on Friday.

15.12.2012 08:32

Gymnastics diva Kanaev announces retirement
Two-time Olympic champion, Evgenia Kanaeva, says she’s not going to compete anymore after being elected the vice-president of the All-Russian Rhythmic Gymnastics Federation.

04.12.2012 14:01

Bolt grabs fourth Athlete of the Year, Felix – her maiden
Usain Bolt and Allyson Felix have been named world athletes of the year by the IAAF.

24.11.2012 16:24

Windsurfing survives as Olympic discipline
The International Sailing Federation has returned windsurfing to the Olympic family just six months after removing it.

12.11.2012 12:31