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Fans clash after the Euro 2016 Group B game between England and Russia on June 11, 2016
Igor Lebedev: 'Turn football hooliganism into a spectator sport'
Russian politician and football official Igor Lebedev suggests that hooliganism should be legalised and turned into a spectator sport.
Mar 5, 21:03
Russian striker Andrey Arshavin celebrates scoring against Holland on June 21, 2008.
Andrey Arshavin: 'Impossible to succeed in sport without doping'
Former Arsenal and Russia footballer Andrey Arshavin claims that some sports are "simply impossible without doping", with "everyone" involved in the activity.
Aug 19, 16:46
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Russia appoint Stanislav Cherchesov as head coach until 2018
Russia appoint former national goalkeeper and Legia Warsaw boss Stanislav Cherchesov as the country's new head coach until after the 2018 World Cup.
Aug 11, 16:45
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Twenty Russian rowers banned from Olympics
Russia see their rowing squad for this summer's Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro cut from 26 athletes to just six.
Jul 26, 19:12
'Big' Usain Bolt celebrates on his knees after winning gold in the men's 200m at the World Championships on August 27, 2015
Usain Bolt backs decision to ban Russian athletes from Rio Olympics
Six-time Olympic champion Usain Bolt backs the decision to ban Russia's track and field stars from the Rio Games due to allegations of widespread doping.
Jul 21, 14:41
Russia's midfielder Pavel Mamaev, Russia's defender Sergei Ignashevich and Russia's forward Aleksandr Kokorin celebrate their victory over Montenegro after the UEFA Euro 2016 group G qualifying football match between Russia and Montenegro at the Otkrytie
Russia players Pavel Mamaev, Aleksandr Kokorin disciplined for Monaco party
Aleksandr Kokorin and Pavel Mamaev, who played in the Russia team that was knocked out of Euro 2016 at the group stages, are fined after video footage appears to show them in a Monaco nightclub.
Jul 6, 17:01
Leonid Slutsky looks on prior to the Euro 2016 Group B match between Russia and Wales on June 20, 2016
Leonid Slutsky resigns as Russia coach after Euro 2016 early exit
Leonid Slutsky resigns as Russia's head coach after the 2018 World Cup hosts were knocked out of Euro 2016 in the group stages.
Jun 26, 15:32
Leonid Slutsky looks on prior to the Euro 2016 Group B match between Russia and Wales on June 20, 2016
Russia boss Leonid Slutsky quits following Wales defeat?
Reports suggest that Leonid Slutsky is standing down as Russia boss following their defeat to Wales.
Jun 20, 22:47
Roy Hodgson manager of England looks thoughtful during the international friendly match between England and Portugal at Wembley Stadium on June 2, 2016 in London, England
Roy Hodgson 'embarrassed' by opposition tactics at Euro 2016
England manager Roy Hodgson accuses his side's Euro 2016 Group B opponents of "embarrassing" defensive tactics following the 0-0 draw with Slovakia.
Jun 20, 22:34
Gareth Bale celebrates scoring Wales's first goal against Slovakia at Euro 2016 on June 11, 2016
Wales star Gareth Bale revels in Group B triumph
Wales forward Gareth Bale says that the 3-0 win over Russia was the national team's best performance since he broke into it.
Jun 20, 22:31
Chris Coleman leads a Wales training session on March 22, 2016
Wales boss Chris Coleman: 'There's more to come from us'
Wales boss Chris Coleman tips his team to go from strength to strength following their heroics against Russia.
Jun 20, 22:13
Fans clash after the Euro 2016 Group B game between England and Russia on June 11, 2016
Three Russian football fans jailed over Marseille violence at Euro 2016
A French court sentences three Russian football fans to prison for their involvement in the violent scenes over the weekend in Marseille at Euro 2016.
Jun 16, 16:02
Fans clash after the Euro 2016 Group B game between England and Russia on June 11, 2016
France to deport 20 Russian fans following violent clashes at Euro 2016
French officials confirm that 20 Russian men will be deported for their involvement in "skirmishes" in Marseille during Euro 2016.
Jun 16, 13:07
French riot police in Lille encounter hundreds of drunken English football fans on June 15, 2016
UEFA "regrets skirmishes" ahead of England clash
UEFA releases a statement saying that it "regrets the skirmishes" that took place in Lille on Wednesday evening.
Jun 16, 09:35
Fans clash after the Euro 2016 Group B game between England and Russia on June 11, 2016
England, Russia fans clash in Lille
The violence at Euro 2016 continues in Lille as England and Russia supporters come head to head on Wednesday afternoon.
Jun 15, 17:48
Fans clash after the Euro 2016 Group B game between England and Russia on June 11, 2016
Two Russian football fans 'arrested in Lille ahead of Euro 2016 clash'
Two Russian football fans are reportedly arrested in the city centre of Lille, with rumours suggesting that the pair attacked Wales supporters.
Jun 14, 18:17
CSKA Moscow's coach Leonid Slutsky gestures during the UEFA Champions League play-offs, second leg football match between CSKA Moscow and Sporting CP, at the Khimki Arena outside Moscow on August 26, 2015.
Leonid Slutsky: 'Russia won't be kicked out of Euro 2016'
Russia boss Leonid Slutsky insists that his team will not be kicked out of Euro 2016, despite being handed a suspended disqualification earlier on Tuesday.
Jun 14, 14:26
A picture shows the trophy of the UEFA Euro 2016 football tournament ahead of the final draw in Paris on December 12, 2016
UEFA hands Russia suspended disqualification from Euro 2016 over violent clashes
UEFA hits Russia with a suspended disqualification from Euro 2016 over their fans' violent clashes in Marseille.
Jun 14, 11:54
Fans clash after the Euro 2016 Group B game between England and Russia on June 11, 2016
France 'to deport 50 Russian fans from Euro 2016 following violent clashes'
France reportedly intend to deport close to 50 Russian football fans from Euro 2016 following their involvement in violent clashes.
Jun 14, 10:10
FA Chairman Greg Dyke during a media conference on September 4, 2013
FA chairman Greg Dyke leaps to England fans' defence
FA Chairman Greg Dyke defends the England supporters caught up in the incident during the Three Lions' Euro 2016 clash with Russia.
Jun 13, 22:56
Fans clash after the Euro 2016 Group B game between England and Russia on June 11, 2016
Russian official 'praises hooligans for defending their country'
A high-ranking Russian MP and football official praises violent fans for 'defending the honour of their country' at Euro 2016.
Jun 13, 14:38
Fans clash after the Euro 2016 Group B game between England and Russia on June 11, 2016
Report: Up to 150 Russian hooligans escape arrest
Up to 150 suspected Russian hooligans reportedly escaped arrest following scenes of violence before, during and after their Euro 2016 clash with England.
Jun 13, 12:41
Fans clash after the Euro 2016 Group B game between England and Russia on June 11, 2016
Kevin Miles: 'England expulsion from Euro 2016 would be unfair'
Football Supporters' Federation chief executive Kevin Miles believes that kicking England out of Euro 2016 as a result of fan trouble would be an inappropriate sanction.
Jun 13, 12:13
An England fan is unconscious on the ground after clashes ahead of the game against Russia on June 11, 2016
France wants alcohol banned near Euro 2016 venues
French interior minister Bernard Cazeneuve calls for alcohol to be banned from areas surrounding the Euro 2016 venues.
Jun 13, 09:48
An England fan is unconscious on the ground after clashes ahead of the game against Russia on June 11, 2016
UEFA threatens England, Russia with Euro 2016 expulsion
UEFA threatens to expel England and Russia from Euro 2016 following clashes between fans in Marseille and at the Stade Velodrome.
Jun 12, 15:39
An injured England fan is arrested after clashes ahead of the game against Russia on June 11, 2016
UEFA to beef up security at Euro 2016 following crowd trouble
UEFA confirms plans to tighten security at Euro 2016 following fan violence.
Jun 12, 12:23
An England fan is unconscious on the ground after clashes ahead of the game against Russia on June 11, 2016
Russia welcomes UEFA action over crowd violence at Euro 2016
Russian sports minister Vitaly Mutko backs UEFA's decision to open disciplinary proceedings against his country.
Jun 12, 11:54
Fans clash after the Euro 2016 Group B game between England and Russia on June 11, 2016
UEFA opens disciplinary proceedings against Russia
UEFA will investigate crowd disturbances, apparent racist behaviour and the setting off of fireworks during Russia's 1-1 draw with England.
Jun 12, 11:10
Fans clash after the Euro 2016 Group B game between England and Russia on June 11, 2016
Russia sports minister expecting UEFA fine over crowd trouble
Russia's sports minister Vitaly Mutko says that his country will be fined by UEFA over the crowd trouble at Euro 2016.
Jun 12, 09:48
Fans clash after the Euro 2016 Group B game between England and Russia on June 11, 2016
Euro 2016 violence 'leaves Britons hospitalised'
UK Ambassador Julian King says that British supporters were hospitalised following the violent clashes in Marseille.
Jun 12, 09:32
Fans clash after the Euro 2016 Group B game between England and Russia on June 11, 2016
Russian fans break into England end and chase supporters away at Stade Velodrome
England fans were forced to flee Marseille's Stade Velodrome as they were chased by Russian supporters at the end of Saturday's Euro 2016 game between the two nations.
Jun 11, 22:32
An England fan is unconscious on the ground after clashes ahead of the game against Russia on June 11, 2016
Bars in Marseille 'pack up amid violence'
A report claims that bar and restaurant owners in Marseille have been forced to pack up their tables and chairs following the violence in the city.
Jun 11, 16:41
An injured England fan is arrested after clashes ahead of the game against Russia on June 11, 2016
England, Russia fans clash in Marseille
Reports claim that England and Russia supporters are involved in a number of alterations across Marseille ahead of their Euro 2016 clash on Saturday night.
Jun 11, 16:26
Russia's midfielder Pavel Mamaev, Russia's defender Sergei Ignashevich and Russia's forward Aleksandr Kokorin celebrate their victory over Montenegro after the UEFA Euro 2016 group G qualifying football match between Russia and Montenegro at the Otkrytie
Pavel Mamaev admits Russia injury woes ahead of Euro 2016
Russia midfielder Pavel Mamaev admits that the withdrawals of injured duo Alan Dzagoev and Igor Denisov have weakened their squad for Euro 2016.
Jun 8, 20:06
Russia's midfielder Pavel Mamaev, Russia's defender Sergei Ignashevich and Russia's forward Aleksandr Kokorin celebrate their victory over Montenegro after the UEFA Euro 2016 group G qualifying football match between Russia and Montenegro at the Otkrytie
Russia midfielder Pavel Mamaev wary of England threat
Russia midfielder Pavel Mamaev admits that Group B opponents England are a "strong team" with "world-class players".
Jun 8, 19:34
Referee Nicola Rizzoli gestures during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Quarter Final match between Argentina and Belgium at Estadio Nacional on July 5, 2014
Nicola Rizzoli to take charge of England opener at Euro 2016
Italian Nicola Rizzoli, who was the referee for the 2014 World Cup final, will take charge of England's opening Euro 2016 match against Russia.
Jun 8, 14:22



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