War in Ukraine: Zelensky asks Macron to exclude Russian athletes from the 2024 Olympics in Paris

War in Ukraine: Zelensky asks Macron to exclude Russian athletes from the 2024 Olympics in Paris

War in Ukraine Zelensky asks Macron to exclude Russian athletes

Since then, no international sporting events are organized or supported in Russia or Belarus and no national symbols of these countries are displayed during a sporting event. In a New Year’s message, IOC President Thomas Bach said at the end of 2022 that he wanted to see his sports sanctions extended into 2023. “These sanctions against Russian and Belarusian states and governments must and will remain firmly in place”he had launched.

“We want to see a strong team from (…) Ukraine in the 2024 Paris Olympics and the 2026 Milan Cortina Winter Olympics”said Thomas Bach, recalling “the total commitment of the IOC and the entire Olympic Movement to this solidarity”.

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