CSKA Moscow faces disciplinary action by European soccer’s governing body over racist chants from its fans toward Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure.
Andrei Kirilenko, the National Basketball Association player known as AK-47, is defying Russian antipathy toward U.S. brands by opening the country’s first Hooters restaurant.
Bayern Munich won 3-1 at Manchester City in soccer’s Champions League, while Cristiano Ronaldo continued his scoring spree as Real Madrid beat Copenhagen 4-0.
The National Basketball Association is betting billionaire Brooklyn Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov can give it an advantage as the league seeks to replicate in Russia its success in China.
Mikhail Prokhorov met with his New Jersey Nets for the first time on his old home basketball court in Moscow, where the players got a taste of life under the NBA’s first non-American owner.
Cristiano Ronaldo scored three goals as Real Madrid routed Galatasaray 6-1 in soccer’s Champions League, while Bayern Munich opened its title defense with a 3-0 win over CSKA Moscow.
Arsenal will play AC Milan in soccer’s Champions League round of 16, while Chelsea will travel to Napoli.
Manchester United secured its first win in this season’s Champions League, 2-0 at Otelul Galati, while Real Madrid continued its perfect start with a 4-0 victory against Lyon.