CSKA Moscow goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev, Russia's World Cup captain, announced Monday he was retiring from international football after playing 111 times for his country....
Spain's anti-doping agency said Thursday it has closed its probe into Valencia's Russian striker Denis Cheryshev, one of the revelations of the 2018 World Cup, after it found no evidence he used a banned substance....
Spain's anti-doping agency said Wednesday it has opened an investigation into Valencia's Russian striker Denis Cheryshev, one of the revelations of the 2018 World Cup....
Artem Dzyuba hit a second-half winner as World Cup quarter-finalists Russia opened their Nations League campaign with a 2-1 away win over Turkey on Friday....
Russia manager Stanislav Cherchesov has omitted goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev and Lokomotiv striker Fyodor Smolov from his squad for the start of the Nations League campaign....
Russia's international striker Artem Dzyuba, who became a national hero for his World Cup performance in the country last month, is now the voice of a popular Yandex navigation service....
Russian national team football coach Stanislav Cherchesov on Friday saw his contract extended by at least another two years after the side's better-than-expected performance at the World Cup....
England were Sunday looking forward to their first World Cup semi-final since 1990 as host nation Russia came to terms with the end of their extraordinary run following defeat on penalties to Croatia....
Croatia defender Domagoj Vida faced possible disciplinary sanctions from FIFA after posting a clip dedicating his country's victory over Russia in the World Cup quarter-final to Ukraine....
The impassioned shouts of "Ros-si-ya" died away on the streets and tears filled the stadium as Russia bowed out of their home World Cup in the cruellest fashion: on penalties....
Luka Modric admitted Croatia were shattered after they ended Russia's World Cup hopes in another penalty shootout on Saturday to advance to a semi-final against England....
Ivan Rakitic is hoping this Croatia team can go a step further after matching the country's heroes of 1998 by making it to the semi-finals of the World Cup....
Croatia captain Luka Modric said his side showed character on Saturday to get through "another drama" after edging to a second straight shootout win to knock out Russia and set up a World Cup semi-final with England....
Croatia have ended up on the losing side in previous meetings with the host nation at the World Cup, but they are relishing facing Russia in the quarter-finals on Saturday....
Russia coach Stanislav Cherchesov says words of encouragement from President Vladimir Putin are an "extra boost" as the team prepare for Saturday's World Cup quarter-final against Croatia....
The World Cup joke around Russia is that goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev has the "Foot of God"....
England became the last team to qualify for the World Cup quarter-finals after a dramatic penalty shootout as favourites Brazil and fancied France trained their sights on their last-eight opponents....
Russians danced in the streets of Kaliningrad on the Baltic and kissed strangers in Vladivostok in the Far East after their team defied all expectations to reach the World Cup quarter-finals....
Russia coach Stanislav Cherchesov believes the World Cup hosts' shock victory over title contenders Spain on penalites following a 1-1 draw in the last 16 on Sunday "is only the beginning"....
President Vladimir Putin told Russia coach Stanislav Cherchesov nobody was going to judge his team if they lost to Spain in the World Cup last 16 on Sunday -- a match they improbably won....
Host nation Russia stunned 2010 winners Spain in a penalty shootout to reach the World Cup quarter-finals on Sunday, holding their nerve in scenes of high drama in Moscow....