Vladimir Putin congratulated the heads of FIFA and UEFA on Christmas and the upcoming New Year

Vladimir Putin congratulated a number of heads of international sports organizations on Christmas and the upcoming New Year. In particular, the Russian President sent congratulations to FIFA President Gianni Infantino and UEFA President Alexander Ceferin. “The President of the Russian Federation congratulated with the coming New year, President of the International Olympic Committee Thomas Bach, …

New York Times: Russia is trying to prevent the publication of the CAS decision in the case of WADA and RUSADA

According to the American edition of The New York Times, Russia is trying to prevent the publication of the full text of the decision of the Court of Arbitration for Sport in Lausanne (CAS) in the case of a dispute between the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) and the Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA). The article says …

The Russians who have served the disqualification will be able to participate in the OI without restrictions

President of the Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) Stanislav Pozdnyakov said that Russian athletes who served a suspension for doping will be able to participate in the Olympic Games without any restrictions. “For athletes with a doping history who have served a disqualification. They can participate in the Olympic Games and World Championships without any restrictions, …

IOC removed representatives of the NOC of Belarus from the Olympics

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has decided to preliminarily remove the representatives of the NOC of Belarus from the Olympics, IOC PR Director Christian Claue said on Twitter.The President of the NOC of Belarus is the President of the country Alexander Lukashenko. This means that he is prohibited from attending any IOC events, including the …

Dominic Thiem: “I will participate in the Tokyo Olympics! I thought about it for a long time, and next year the Games will finally fit into my calendar “

The third racket of the world, Dominic Thiem, shared his impressions of the beginning of the offseason and spoke about plans for 2021. “Finally I’m on vacation! My first Grand Slam in New York, the final in Melbourne and the final – a very successful season came to an end. Now I am planning to …

North America KM Alpine Skiing Stages Canceled Due to COVID

The International Ski Federation (FIS) has canceled the Alpine Ski World Cup in North America due to the coronavirus pandemic, according to the FIS website.It is noted that the decision was made after consultations with the national federations of Canada and the United States, as well as the organizers of the competition.For women, stages in …

Bach announced that the IOC will vaccinate all participants of the OI against coronavirus

International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach said that all participants in the Tokyo Summer Olympics will be vaccinated when the coronavirus vaccine appears in the world.This was reported by the Japanese news agency Kyodo. It is noted that this issue was discussed during a meeting between Thomas Bach and Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Sugi. …

Japan may lift quarantine for foreign spectators at Tokyo Olympics

The Japanese government is considering lifting the two-week quarantine for foreign spectators of the Olympics and Paralympics in 2021, Kyodo reported. According to the source, fans may be allowed to use public transport upon arrival in Japan, but they are required to take a coronavirus test before leaving their home country and upon arrival in …

IOC President opposes turning OI into a demonstration site

The President of the International Olympic Committee Thomas Bach responded to calls to repeal the 50th paragraph of the rules of the Olympic Charter, which prohibits political demonstrations during the Games. Earlier, the head of World Athletics Sebastian Coe said that the IOC should not punish athletes who show their political views, given the demonstrations …

The IOC President opposed the transformation of the OI into a platform for demonstrations

The President of the International Olympic Committee, Thomas Bach, responded to calls to cancel the 50th paragraph of the rules of the Olympic Charter, which prohibits political demonstrations during the Games. Earlier, the head of World Athletics, Sebastian CoE, said that the IOC should not punish athletes who demonstrate their political views, given the demonstrations …