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January 20, 2017 - 10:10
On January 18, at the World Economic Forum in Davos (SUI), Minister of Sport of the Russian Federation, Pavel Kolobkov, and UNESCO Director-General, Irina Bokova, signed a hosting agreement for the Sixth International Conference of Ministers and Senior Officials Responsible for Physical Education and Sport (MINEPS VI) due to be held on July 5-7, 2017 in Kazan under the auspices of UNESCO.
December 30, 2016 - 10:09
Skillsi by Maksim Ovchinnikov of Samara became winner at the 45th WorldSkills Competition Mascot Contest. The winning entrant will be awarded 100,000 rubles*. 
December 29, 2016 - 17:28
Results of Tatarstan volunteers’ practical training at the EuroSkills Competition Gothenburg 2016 were summed up today at the Directorate for Sports and Social Projects. Volunteers were granted commendation letters for their contribution to the delivery of the upcoming event from the Organising Committee for the EuroSkills Competition Gothenburg 2016.
December 26, 2016 - 10:13
The Directorate for Sports and Social Projects expresses grief and conveys heartfelt condolences to the grieving families of those who were killed in a devastating air crash in the Black Sea on Sunday, December 26.
December 23, 2016 - 15:39
Today, on 23 December, the Ministry of Sport of the Russian Federation held a ceremony awarding representatives of regional authorities who have successfully completed the tests for the Russian National GTO Health and Fitness Programme (GTO Complex). Gold badges were awarded by Russian Minister of Sport Pavel Kolobkov. 
December 22, 2016 - 15:56
Today, on 22 December, during the 10th meeting of the GTO Complex Introduction and Implementation Coordination Commission of the Russian Ministry of Sports, the work of the Directorate for Sports and Social Projects was recognised as effective and satisfactory. The commission members unanimously decided that the activities carried out during 2016 as part of implementation of the Ready for Labour and Defence (GTO) complex deserve the highest commendation.
December 22, 2016 - 13:02
The last votes for the design of the 45th WorldSkills Competition 2019 Kazan mascot have been cast on the website of the Directorate for Sports and Social Projects. As many of the designs have turned out to be interesting and diverse, the judges have decided to double the submission pool for selecting potential winners: instead of 5 designs to choose from, there will now be 10.
December 20, 2016 - 17:44
In Kazan, the next stage of the Football Lesson project was launched from the start of the new school year. On 1 September 2016, at High School No. 75, it was held by the Mayor of Kazan, Chairman of the Rubin football club, Ilsur Metshin, and Ambassador of Kazan host city of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™, goalkeeper of FC Rubin, Sergey Ryzhikov. From September to December 2016, the project covered 8 cities of Tatarstan, 15 institutes of higher education and 40 schools of Kazan. A total of 12,540 pupils and students of the republic became football lesson participants.
December 16, 2016 - 12:49
The final forum of the All-Russian Towards the Universiade Project became a platform for exchange of experience. The forum at Siberian Federal University brought together more than 80 representatives of the staffs of the Universiade from Krasnoyarsk, the Siberian Federal District and federal universities in other regions of Russia. A guest to the forum was Anna Zakhmatova, Head of the Volunteers Department at the Directorate for Sports and Social Projects.