Ministry of Sport (Russia)

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Russian Ministry of Sports(RMoS)
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Agency overview
Formed May 2008
Preceding agency
  • Federal Agency of Sports (RFSA)
Jurisdiction Government of Russia
Headquarters Kazakov Street 18, Moscow
55°59′55.47″N 37°12′37.31″E / 55.9987417°N 37.2103639°E / 55.9987417; 37.2103639Coordinates: 55°59′55.47″N 37°12′37.31″E / 55.9987417°N 37.2103639°E / 55.9987417; 37.2103639
Annual budget 75.8 billion roubles (2011 FY)[1]
Minister responsible
Website MinSport.Gov.Ru

The Russian Ministry of Sports (Russian: Министерство спорта Российской Федерации; Минспорт России) is a Federal Ministry created by the Medvedev Government. It was re-established on May 21, 2012. According to Presidential decree, after its original conception, it was established as The Ministry of Sports, Tourism and Youth Policy in May 2008.

The Ministry of Sport (Minsport) is a federal executive body responsible for drafting and implementing government policy and legal regulation in physical fitness and sport, providing state services (including anti-doping measures), and managing public property in the area of physical fitness and sport.

Structure[edit]

  • Department of Sports Development (Департамент государственной политики развития спорта высших достижений)
  • Department of State Policy in Sport (Департамент государственной политики в сфере физической культуры и спорта)

History[edit]

State Committee for Sports and Physical Education of the USSR[edit]

The State Committee for Sports and Physical Education of the USSR (Спорткомитет СССР, Комитет по физической культуре и спорту при Совете Министров СССР) was established in 1954 as the only governmental body responsible for the management of Sports in the Soviet Union. The Committee merged all of the sports unions and national teams into one organization.

State Committee for Sports and Physical Education of Russia[edit]

The State Committee for Sports and Physical Education of Russia (Госкомитет по ФКиТ; Госкомспорт России, Государственный комитет Российской Федерации по физической культуре и спорту) was the Central governing body for Russian Sports. The Head of the Committee was referred to as the Sports Minister. The Committee was a federal executive organ that was responsible for the coordination and development of Sports in Russia. It was created in 1991.

Federal Agency for Sports[edit]

The Federal Agency for Sports and Body Culture (Федеральное агентство по физической культуре и спорту) was created in 2002 as the successor to the previous Sports Committee, and was dissolved in October 7, 2008, to be re-established as The Russian Sports' Ministry.

Officials[edit]

Heads of Sports Committee[edit]

Heads of Federal Sports Agency[edit]

Ministers of Sport[edit]

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