from Photographers' Blog:

Russia’s hooligans

May 30, 2012

By Maxim Shemetov

Photographing a soccer match for the first time, I realized that shooting the fans can be more interesting than covering the game itself.

from Reuters Soccer Blog:

Soccer Break Wednesday

March 23, 2011

SOCCER-EURO/Happy middle of the week to you all, and if like me you are in London where the sun is out and there is very little football to write about, you are forgiven for thinking the season is over and the grasscourt tennis season is about to kick in.

from Reuters Soccer Blog:

FIFA’s World Cup decision day — live

December 1, 2010

We'll be following all the presentations and the vote itself as FIFA's executive committee decides on the hosts for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups.

from Olympics Notebook: Vancouver 2010:

Olympics Hockey Super Sunday — live

February 21, 2010

We're running a live blog on the mouth-watering line up of hockey on Sunday, featuring Russia v Czech Republic in Group B, Canada v United States in Group A and Sweden v Finland in Group C.

Russia expects as Plushenko prepares for glory

February 18, 2010

OLYMPICS-FIGURE SKATING/Millions of Russians will be setting their alarm clocks a little earlier than usual on Friday morning.

from Reuters Soccer Blog:

France break Irish hearts to seal World Cup slot

November 18, 2009

France ensured the likes of Franck Ribery, Karim Benzema and Thierry Henry will be at the World Cup in South Africa next year after winning through with a goal that has left Irish fans seething.

from Reuters Soccer Blog:

World Cup live blog

November 18, 2009

From 1730 GMT.************

from Reuters Soccer Blog:

World Cup playoff draw – your views

October 19, 2009

Draw for the European World Cup playoffs:

Republic of Ireland v France
Portugal v Bosnia-Herzegovina
Greece v Ukraine
Russia v Slovenia

Sharapova shows she is more than a pretty face

May 31, 2009

I have never been a big fan of Maria Sharapova’s tennis. I prefer fellow Russian Dinara Safina, who I like to nickname ‘Marata’ (her brother being Marat Safin).

from Reuters Soccer Blog:

Hiddink tells Reuters he is in talks with Chelsea

February 10, 2009

Guus Hiddink is in talks with Chelsea about taking over as manager until the end of the season while continuing as Russia coach.