The Spartak — Moscow Football Club is one of the most popular Russian football clubs. PJSC LUKOIL has been its title sponsor since 2000.
The team is a 12-time champion of the USSR and a 9-time champion of Russia.
Over the time it's been sponsored by the Company Spartak a two-time winner of the Russian Championship (in 2000 and 2001), five times came in second in the national championships of 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009 and 2011, and once came in third (2002).
In 2003 the team won the Russian Cup.
In September 2014 an official opening ceremony was held for the new stadium “Otkrytie — Arena” with a seating capacity of 42 thousand spectators, which is the home turf to the FC Spartak-Moscow and which will also host the fixtures of the 2018 Soccer World Cup.
The club set up the F.F. Cherenkov Football Spartak Academy attended by about 600 young trainees.
The professional water polo club Spartak — Volgograd is the ultimate top team in the Russian water polo Super League.
The club was founded in 1993 with PJSC LUKOIL participation. As of 2015 Spartak — Volgograd is the most highly awarded club in Russia. Nine club players, being on the Russian national team, won bronze medals at the Summer Olympics in Athens in 2004.
The Club’s accomplishments:
Champion of Russia (1997, 1999, 2003, 2004, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015);
Russian cup winner (1998, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2007, 2009, 2012, 2013, 2015);
European cup winner (2014);
Runner-up of the European Super Cup (2014);
Made it through to the Finals of Four of the European Champions Cup (1998).
In October 2010 in Volgograd a Water Sports Center was built with the financial backing from PJSC LUKOIL. As of today the Department of Children and Youth Extended Education Responsible for Building the Olympian Talent Pool of Water Polo Players has about 300 trainees.
Astrakhan’s Zarya Kaspiya Handball Club is one of the best Russian handball clubs. During the period of LUKOIL’s patronage the club became a multiple silver (2001—2008) and bronze-medal winner (2000) of the Russian championships.
It is more than on one occasion that the team became champion of the professional handball league (2002, 2005), won the League Cup (2006) and prizes at various international tournaments.
A children's and youth sports school was founded under the auspices of the club that offers regular training to around 900 young handball players.
In 2013 the club marked its 35th anniversary.
During 2013—2014 season the Astrakhan team came in fifth in the Russian Championship. During 2014—2015 season of the Russian Handball Championships the team ranked 7th.
Starting with the 2011—2012 season PJSC LUKOIL has been sponsoring the women’s volleyball club “Dynamo” in Krasnodar.
In December 2013 Dynamo of Krasnodar won one of the most coveted tournaments in the Swiss Basel, TOP Volley.
The women’s volleyball team “Dynamo” of Krasnodar is a two-time winner of the Russian Cup (2014 and 2015), and in 2015 for the first time ever in its history won the European Confederation Cup of 2016/2017.
During 2014/2015 season the team ranked fifth on the Super League standings.
Owing to its accomplishments in May 2015 the Dynamo of Krasnodar was invited to and took part in the club World Championship. At the tournament featuring 6 best teams from all continents, the Krasnodar women’s team captured silver coming in second.
During 2014—2015 season at every tournament the players of the women’s volleyball club Dynamo of Krasnodar ended up on dream teams, on multiple occasions were declared the most valuable players of the competitions and received personal awards.
In 2014 the LUKOIL Oil Company began to sponsor Vodnik, an Arkhangelsk ball hockey club.
Vodnik was leader of both Russian and European ball hockey between the mid 1990s and mid 2000s, a 9-time champion of Russia (1996—2000 and 2002—2005), a two-time winner of the World Cup (2003, and 2004), and a three-time winner of the European Champions Cup (2002, 2003, 2004).
In 2005, in the year of its 80th anniversary, the club won every trophy that a club team could be expected to win during one season: the national champion title, the national cup, the World Cup, the European Cup and the Commercial Champions Cup.
Following 2012/13 season Vodnik ranked 9th in the Russian Championship, and in 2014 the team ranked 5th on the Russian Championship standings.
PJSC LUKOIL has been supporting the Torpedo Ice Hockey Club since 2008.
The Nizhny Novgorod Hockey Club was founded on December 25, 1946. Since 1947—1948 season it’s been a regular competitor in the national championships. In 1952—1953, 1954—1998, 1999—2002, 2003—2004 it was competing in the top league. It was a runner-up of the 1961 USSR championship, and made it to the finals of the 1961 USSR Cup.
The Torpedo school trainees include Olympic champions, World and Europe champions such as Victor Konovalenko, Aleksandr Skvortsov, Mikhail Varnakov, and Andrey Khomutov.
The club ranked 4th on the Continental Hockey League standings during 2014—2015 season.