The 68,000-capacity St. Petersburg stadium was originally picked in 2019 to host the UEFA Champions League final in 2021 which was postponed for a year due to COVID-19.
The Russian Grand Prix is scheduled for September 26 at the Sochi Autodrom. The 34-year-old Sebastian Vettel is the head of the Grand Prix Drivers’ Association.
Russian Daniil Medvedev will dethrone Novak Djokovic from the top of ATP Rankings to become the 27th man to attain No.1 spot next week.
Gazprom has been Schalke’s funding sponsor since 2006. The German football team said the Gazprom logo will be replaced by letters reading ‘Schalke 04’.