On April 26, one of the best figure skaters in the world and definitely the most discussed athlete of the recent Olympics, Kamila Valieva, celebrates her birthday.
The German manufacturer of gloves Kinetixx terminated the contract with the skier Alexander Bolshunov.
A disciplinary case has been opened against Russian gymnast Ivan Gulyak.
The Russian Paralympic Committee on its official website spoke about its steps in order to challenge the exclusion of Russian athletes from participating in the Beijing Paralympics.
Figure skater Katarina Gerboldt commented on the decision of the International Skating Union (ISU) to remove Russians from competitions under the auspices of the organization.
The Ministry of Sports of Russia will demand a refund and compensation for canceled international competitions in the country due to the events in Ukraine.
Spartak head coach Paolo Vanoli is not going to leave the Moscow club. This was stated by the Italian's agent Andrea D'Amico to Match TV.
Coop announced plans to make Ukrainian colors of its logo on T-shirts with the starting numbers of athletes for the stages in Norwegian Drammen and Oslo in order to force Russian skiers to withdraw from the competition.
A 55-year-old man suspected of involvement in the murder of football agent Roman Bezzubov, who was shot in Riga on April 14, 2021, was detained in Moscow. This is reported by MK.
Sports journalist and commentator Dmitry Guberniev criticized the Chinese for delaying the flight with the Russian Olympians. He wrote about this in his Telegram channel.
The seventh racket of the world, Russian Andrey Rublev, shared his impressions of winning the doubles title with Ukrainian Denis Molchanov at a tournament in Marseille, noting that they are not involved in politics.
Deputy Chairman of the State Duma Sports Committee Sergey Burlakov called on the Western media to stop promoting Russian athletes at the 2022 Olympic Games in Beijing. His words are transmitted by RIA Novosti.
Russian figure skater Kamila Valieva leads after the short program at the Beijing Olympics.
Russian President Vladimir Putin's press secretary Dmitry Peskov told RT that the Kremlin is pleased with the decision of the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS).
Russian figure skater Kamila Valieva did not receive information about a dubious doping test in time and she did not have the opportunity to defend herself.