IOC’s Conditions for Russian Athletes Unattainable, Head of Russian Swimming Federation Says

 / Go to the mediabankOlympic Park in Pyeongchang / Go to the mediabankInternationalIndiaAfricaMOSCOW (Sputnik) – The conditions put forth by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) for Russian athletes in order to be allowed to participate the 2024 Olympic Games in Paris are impossible to fulfill, head of the Russian Swimming Federation Vladimir Salnikov told Sputnik on […]

UN Experts Urge IOC to Ensure Non-Discrimination of Russian, Belarusian Athletes

 / Go to the mediabankXXXI Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro opening ceremony / Go to the mediabankInternationalIndiaAfricaMOSCOW (Sputnik) – UN human rights experts on Wednesday commended the International Olympic Committee (IOC) for considering allowing Russian and Belarusian athletes to participate in international sports competitions as neutral athletes and urged the IOC to ensure their […]

Ukraine to Ban Athletes From Participating in Competitions With Russians

International Olympic Committee Vice President John Coates speaks during unveiling of the emblem of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympic Games at Tokyo Metropolitan Plaza in Tokyo, Friday, July 24, 2015.InternationalIndiaAfricaMOSCOW (Sputnik) – The government of Ukraine has decided to ban Ukrainian athletes from participating in those qualifying competitions for the 2024 Olympics, in which […]