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The European Handball Federation has suspended Russian clubs from tournaments
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The European Handball Federation has suspended Russian clubs from tournaments

The European Handball Federation (EHF) has suspended Russian and Belarusian national teams and clubs from participating in European tournaments indefinitely due to the situation in Ukraine, according to the organization’s website. The decision was made at an extraordinary meeting of the EHF executive committee on Monday. It applies to all current competitions at the level...
UEFA terminated the contract with Gazprom
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UEFA terminated the contract with Gazprom

The Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) has decided to terminate cooperation with the Russian company Gazprom, according to the UEFA website. The decision comes into force immediately and applies to all existing agreements, including the Champions League, national team competitions and the 2024 European Championship. Earlier, the contract with Gazprom was broken by the...
FIFA and UEFA have suspended Russian national teams and clubs from all tournaments
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FIFA and UEFA have suspended Russian national teams and clubs from all tournaments

The International Football Federation (FIFA) and the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) have suspended Russian national teams and clubs from participating in all international competitions, according to their joint statement published on the FIFA website. These decisions were made by the FIFA Council Bureau and the UEFA Executive Committee – the highest decision-making bodies...
The IOC recommended not allowing Russians and Belarusians to compete
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The IOC recommended not allowing Russians and Belarusians to compete

The Executive Committee of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) recommended that international sports federations not allow Russian and Belarusian athletes to participate in competitions, according to the organization’s website. “In order to protect the integrity of global sports competitions and the safety of all participants, the IOC Executive Committee recommends that international sports federations and...
Abramovich handed over the management of Chelsea to the trustees of the charitable foundation
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Abramovich handed over the management of Chelsea to the trustees of the charitable foundation

Russian businessman Roman Abramovich said that he handed over the management of the Chelsea football club to the trustees of the charity fund of the London team. “For almost 20 years of owning Chelsea, I have always viewed my role at the club as a caretaker whose job it is to ensure that we are...
The Russian national team withdrew from the Biathlon World Cup
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The Russian national team withdrew from the Biathlon World Cup

The Russian Biathlon Union announced in its Telegram channel that it had decided not to participate in the competitions of the International Biathlon Union (IBU) due to sanctions against Russian biathletes, the organization will defend the rights of athletes in court. On Saturday, the IBU announced that the biathletes of the Russian and Belarusian national...
The Winter Olympics have ended in Beijing
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The Winter Olympics have ended in Beijing

The Winter Olympic Games in the Chinese capital have been completed. The Olympic flame was extinguished on Sunday evening. These Games will be remembered for extremely tough measures to combat COVID-19 and the doping scandal associated with 15-year-old figure skater from Russia Kamila Valieva. Chinese President Xi Jinping attended the closing ceremony of the Games....