UEFA Bans Russia For The 2022-23 Season

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The Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) announced on Monday that Russian clubs are barred from competing in the Champions League and all other European competitions next season. “Russia will have no affiliated clubs participating in UEFA club competitions in …

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Russian Gymnast Investigated for Appearing to Wear Pro-War Symbol on Podium Next to Ukrainian

Russian gymnast Ivan Kuliak is under investigation after appearing to wear a national war symbol on his leotard while standing on the podium next to a Ukrainian rival in Qatar on March 6. The International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) said that …

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Norwegian Women’s Beach Handball Team Fined for Rejecting Bikini Bottoms

The European Handball Federation (EHF) fined the Norwegian women’s beach handball team last July 19 for refusing to play in the required bikini bottoms at a competition over the weekend. The Disciplinary Commission of EHF imposed a fine of €150 …

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The International Olympic Committee (IOC) Continues Ban on Podium Protests and Demonstrations

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) will continue to ban athlete protests and political messages against human rights abuses on the podium of the Beijing 2022 Olympics after a survey found that majority competitors have supported a ban in place, it …

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