New CSKA Will Meet PAOK First

CSKA senior and junior players continue their preseason preperations at a training camp in the Yugoslav city of Zlatibor. The players have been divided into two groups, each with their own regimen.

Mario Austin to CSKA

PBC CSKA has come to an agreement with the NBAs Chicago Bulls regarding the lease of American center Mario Austin for the upcoming season. The player arrived in Moscow yesterday and today underwent a medical examination. Tonight he will also have his first practice with the CSKA team.

CSKA Adds Youngsters

Today in the PBC CSKA offices long-term contracts were signed with three young players. Follwing Nikita Kurbanov and Igor Tkachenko, the Army club also signed Russian cadet national team player Vasily Zavoruyev, center Anatoly Kashirov and Russian junior national team forward Valery Likhodey.

Nikita Shabalkin - 32 Points Against Israel

The Russian Junior National Team completed the qualification round of the 2004 European Championships by taking first place in group A. In the final game the Russians beat Israel 77-65. A key player for our team was Nikita Shabalkin.

Regular Season to Be Played in 2 Rounds

A meeting of the Mens Basketball Superleague Board was held today in Moscow. It was decided at the meeting that the 2003/04 Division A will accept four new teams: Arsenal (Tula), Dynamo-RGAFK (Moscow Region), Lokomotiv (Novosibirsk) and Khimik (Englels).

Mirsad Turkcan: Ive Returned Home!

Today in the presence of representatives from the mass media PBC CSKA genera director and Turkish forward Mirsad Turkcan signed a contract stating that the Turkish national team forward will be wearing the Army clubs jersey next year.

Evgeniy Pashutin Becomes a CSKA Coach

Yesterday during CSKAs trip to Norilsk, PBC CSKA general director Sergei Kushchenko and team captain Evgeniy Pashutin came to an agreement regarding the completion of Pashutins playing career and the beginning of his coaching career as Dusan Ivkovics assistant coach.

CSKA in Portraits

In the foyer of the USH CSKA, a photo exhibit of CSKA players and coaches has opened for the final series of the Russian Championship. The photographer is Algimantas Aleksandravicius (Lithuania), the winner of the Fuji Euro Press contest in the portrait category.

Sergei Monya to Miss Two Games

According to a decision by the Directorate of the Russian Basketball Championship, Sergey Monya has been disqualified for the next two games. The CSKA forward will miss both home games in the final series versus the Perm club Ural-Great.

CSKA Reserves to Play First in Barcelona

The first day of games at the Final Four will begin with qualification games between the reserve squads of eight Euroleague teams. The CSKA Reserves landed in the same group with the youth teams of the Greek Club AEK, the Slovenian club Olimpija and Maccabi Tel Aviv...

Red Foxes in Barcelona!

The CSKA cheerleading squad Red Foxes has been selected by Euroleague fans as the winner of the cheerleading contest for the Euroleague Final Four. The Red Foxes will be the main dance act in each of the games in the four-team tournament in Barcelona. Congratulations to our girls, and we wish you good luck!

Songaila is sick

CSKA forward Darius Songaila caught cold and his participation in the game against Efes Pilsen is doubtful. The team doctor promises to do everything necessary for the player to recover soon but he cannot guarantee Songaila to play next Euroleague game.

Sold out

CSKA game against Efes Pilsen is sold out. Venue's box office and on-line company have already sold the last tickets.

CSKA will play on Wednesdays

Euroleague announced the final schedule of Top 16. CSKA will play all the games on Wednesdays.

Sheyko head to Avtodor

PBC CSKA general manager Sergey Kushchenko and Avtodor president Vladimir Rodionov have come to an agreement regarding the transfer of forward Andrey Sheyko to the Saratov Club Avtodor for the remainder of the season.

Virtus signs new American

According to the official Euroleague web site, The Italian club Virtus, which CSKA will face in its final remaining home Euroleague game, signed American guard Eric Murdock (34 years old, 188cm) to a contract.

Evgeniy Pashutin steps aside for younger players

In the Russia-England game, a farewell celebration from the Russian national team will take place for CSKA guard Evgeniy Pashutin.

Vladimir Putin greeted Aleksandr Gomelski on his 75th birthday

President of Russian Federation send greetings on 75th birthday of CSKA president Aleksandr Gomelski. The whole text of the greeting was published on Putins official web site.

To victory!

PBC CSKA would like to congratulate BC UNIKS on their victor in the final game of the FIBA Cup Northern conference. We wish them further success in the international arena!

Philippe Herve: We didnt even need to play the second half

The post-game press conference of the CSKA - ASVEL game began with a player this time, and not with the ASVEL head coach. The captain of the French club, guard Harold Mrazek, arrived to the press conference room first while the coach was held up.

Aleksander Gomelskiy on Songailas suspension

I find he decision to fine and suspend Darius Songaila for one game a fair one, said PBC CSKA president Aleksander Gomelskiy.

Darius Songaila: Newspaper article was a big misunderstanding

CSKA forward Darius Songaila will not play in todays game with ASVEL. Remember, the suspension is due to statements by the player in a Dec. 28 interview with the newspaper Lietuvos Rytas. Today the forward gave his explanation of what happened...

Aleksandr Gomelskiy: We hope to make the Final Four!

Today CSKA Basketball President Aleksandr Gomelskiy and General Director Sergey Kushchenko visited the offices of Moskovskiy Komsomolets.

Dusan Ivkovic to attend Euroleague seminar for coaches and officials

During the break in CKSAs Euroleague and Superleague schedule, head coach Dusan Ivkovic is invited to attend a closed seminar for Euroleague head coaches and officials...

Tomorrow: CSKA vs Olympiakos
Olympiakos sent the letter of clearance

Today CSKA received the letter of clearance of Russian National Team center Alexei Savrasenko. According to the regular procedure, the players former club Olympiakos sent the letter to Greek National Basketball Federation, then it was sent to Russian Basketball Federation...