2023-01-25 19:46:41

IOC confirm that Russian athletes can compete in Paris 2024 Olympics

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Daily Mail
By David Coverdale

Olympic chiefs have been accused of endorsing the war of Ukraine after confirming Russian athletes can compete at Paris 2024 as neutrals.

The International Olympic Committee released a statement on Wednesday claiming that no athlete should be prevented from competing just because of their passport and that Governments must not decide which athletes can participate.

That came just 24 hours after Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy phoned his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron urging him to ban all Russians from next summers Olympics in Paris.

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