Rostov suffered an embarrassing thrashing by Sochi after being forced to play youth players because their entire first team squad was in quarantine.
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The organisers of World Cups in Qatar and Russia have denied the U.S. Justice Department's allegations that bribes were paid to secure votes.
Russia could miss the 2022 World Cup after WADA imposed a four-year ban on the nation using its flag, anthem and team names at major sports events.
Belgium secured top spot in Euro 2020 qualifying Group I and stretched their perfect record to nine wins.
Russia booked their place in next year's European Championship finals with a comprehensive 5-0 win over 10-man Cyprus away in Nicosia on Sunday.
Russia are on the verge of joining Belgium as Euro 2020 finalists after seeing off Scotland 4-0 in Moscow on Thursday.
Russia recovered from conceding an early goal to beat Scotland 2-1 away in their Euro 2020 Group I qualifier on Friday.
Two Russian national team football players were let out on parole on Friday after serving part of their prison sentences for a series of brawls.
Russia recorded their biggest winning margin as Artem Dzyuba scored four in a 9-0 thrashing of San Marino in Euro 2020 qualifying in Saransk.
Premier League player Pavel Pogrebnyak has been handed a season-long suspension by Russian FA for racist comments.
Eden Hazard scored twice for Belgium to spare the blushes of goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois and secure a 3-1 victory over Russia.
Russia president Vladimir Putin's human right adviser Mikhail Fedotov has condemned Pavel Pogrebnyak over 'racism' comments.
Andriy Shevchenko has not explained his decision to drop Yaroslav Rakitskiy, but the defender's club move to Russia was controversial in Ukraine.
Announcement follows a string of recent decisions that have rolled back Mutko's formal involvement in Russian sport
Zenit St Petersburg forward Kokorin and Krasnodar midfielder Mamaev could face jail over the attacks, which were captured on CCTV on Oct. 8.
Sweden's Victor Lindelof and Marcus Berg secured a 2-0 win over Russia on Tuesday and promotion from Nations League B Group 2.
A new-look Germany comfortably beat Russia 3-0 in a friendly on Thursday with all the goals coming in the first half.
Alexander Bortnikov, the head of Russia's Federal Security Service, said officers "took measures to detect and foil attempts by terrorists."
Russia, surprise quarterfinalists at this year's World Cup, lead Group 2 with seven points.
A Moscow court ordered the arrest of Russia internationals Alexander Kokorin and Pavel Mamayev late on Thursday.
Sweden goalkeeper Robin Olsen pulled off a world-class save to help hold Russia to a 0-0 draw in their Nations League B, Group 2 clash on Thursday.
The attacks, allegedly perpetrated by Zenit St Petersburg forward Kokorin and Krasnodar midfielder Mamaev on Monday, were captured on CCTV.
Zenit Saint Petersburg have strongly condemned Aleksandr Kokorin following an alleged attack on a government official in a Moscow cafe.
Akinfeev earned 112 caps for his country since his debut in 2004 as an 18-year-old, according to the Russian Football Union.
One of the 2018 World Cup final pitch invaders is in hospital, members of his protest group have claimed while suggesting he may have been poisoned.