Russian sports minister defends Capello
Russia's Minister for Sport Vitaly Mutko has defended national team coach Fabio Capello in the wake of criticism from fans and local media following their first-round World Cup...
Algeria through, Russia go home
Algeria reached the World Cup last 16 for the first time after fighting back for a 1-1 draw against Russia to clinch second place in Group H.
Capello wary of 'stronger' Algeria
Algeria have improved since they held England to a 0-0 draw at the 2010 World Cup, Russia's coach Fabio Capello said on Wednesday, recalling his last meeting with the North...
Russia must score or go home
Fabio Capello's goal-shy Russia will have to do better than England did under his guidance four years ago when they face a confident Algeria for a place in the World Cup knockout...
Capello still believes after Russia's loss
Russia coach Fabio Capello said the 1-0 World Cup defeat by Belgium on Sunday was undeserved and that he still believes his team can progress to the second round.
Late goal earns Belgium last-16 spot
An Eden Hazard assist and a goal by Divock Origi in the 88th minute secured Belgium a 1-0 World Cup win over Russia in Group H at the Maracana in Rio on Sunday.
Hong sticks with Park for South Korea
South Korea coach Hong Myung-bo kept faith with Park Chu-young up front and brought Lee Yong in at right back for Tuesday's World Cup Group H match at the Pantanal arena.
Kokorin feeling weight of expectation
Russian forward Alexander Kokorin said on Sunday that national expectations are weighing on him ahead of the team's first World Cup match against South Korea.
Russia captain out of World Cup
Roman Shirokov has been ruled out of this month's World Cup in Brazil because of an Achilles tendon injury and will be replaced in the squad by Pavel Mogilevets, coach Fabio...
Russia enjoy perfect send-off with win
Goals from Vasili Berezutskiy and Yuri Zhirkov gave Russia the perfect World Cup send-off as they beat Morocco 2-0 in front of their home fans on Friday in their final warm-up...