. In Case You Missed It – IOC Calls for Worldwide Ban on All Russian, Belarusian Athletes « JO LEE MAGAZINE

Newsweek – he International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Monday recommended that all Russian and Belarusian athletes be temporarily barred from competition. In a statement, the IOC made a recommendation regarding “the dilemma the Olympic Movement is currently facing” due to the Russian invasion of Ukraine. The committee previously told organizations to cancel Russian events.

“In order to protect the integrity of global sports competitions and for the safety of all the participants, the IOC EB recommends that International Sports Federations and sports event organizers not invite or allow the participation of Russian and Belarusian athletes and officials in international competitions,”


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