Maccabi Haifa hosted the first international match at their stadium in nearly five years on Wednesday when they took on Ukraine's Dynamo Kiev in the opening game of a six-team tournament.
Argentine striker Fernando Cavenaghi has joined Girondins Bordeaux from Spartak Moscow on a four-and-a-half year contract, the Russian premier league club has announced.
CSKA Moscow's second consecutive Russian title, secured on Saturday with a match to spare, was a hollow victory for many fans after a season overshadowed by widespread allegations of match-fixing.
South Korean midfielder Hyun Young-min, who has signed for Zenit St Petersburg, has made history by becoming the first player from his country to join a Russian top-flight team.
Champions CSKA Moscow struck twice in extra time to beat cup holders and city rivals Spartak 3-1 in the season-opening Russian Supercup on Sunday.
CSKA Moscow eked out a 0-0 draw against city rivals Spartak in a tense Russian premier league derby on Monday to take another step toward the long-awaited title.
Russia will introduce a limit on foreign players in their top flight league from 2005, the country's soccer chief said on Tuesday.
Spartak Moscow edged city rivals Torpedo 1-0 in a heated Russian premier league derby on Saturday to give their new coach Vladimir Fedotov a winning start.
CSKA Moscow rebounded from last week's defeat by bottom club Torpedo-Mettalurg Moscow to earn a morale-boosting 3-0 victory over Krylya Sovietov Samara in a Russian premier league match on Sunday.
CSKA Moscow salvaged some pride following their costly Champions League flop when they crushed Spartak-Alania Vladikavkaz 3-0 on Saturday.
Croatian striker Ivica Olic justified his tag as Russia's most expensive player by scoring on his debut to secure premier league leaders CSKA Moscow a 1-1 draw at Shinnik Yaroslavl on Saturday.
Russian premier league leaders CSKA Moscow suffered a 4-1 beating at the hands of Zenit St Petersburg on Saturday but remained six points clear at the top.
While the rest of the world was buzzing with the news of David Beckham's exit from Manchester United last week, Russians have been focusing on the acerbic departure of the man who once led Moscow's Spartak to the top.
Yegor Titov scored the 28th-minute winner as Spartak Moscow beat Rostov 1-0 in the Russian Cup final on Sunday.
Spartak Moscow edged city rivals Dynamo 2-1 in an exciting Russian premier league derby on Sunday to climb out of the relegation zone.
Czech international Jiri Jarosik scored the last-minute winner as CSKA Moscow edged bitter city rivals Spartak 3-2 in a highly charged derby match in the Russian premier league on Sunday.