Sports court agrees with Russian athletes — RT EN

The Court of Arbitration for Sport has issued a ruling overturning the suspension of three Russian citizens from this weekend’s International Weightlifting Federation elections. This decision is hailed as a triumph of law over politics. Russian weightlifter Maxim Agapitov is now free to run for president of the International Weightlifting Federation (IMF) after the Court […]

World Swimming Federation limits participation of transgender athletes in women’s competitions — RT EN

The world swimming federation FINA decided at the weekend to exclude transgender women from female competitions if they have lived through part of male puberty. According to FINA, a new “open” category is to be introduced. The World Swimming Federation FINA has set new rules for trans people in top competitions. From now on, transgender […]

Djokovic denounces exclusion of Russian and Belarusian athletes from Wimbledon — RT EN

Apr 21, 2022 1:40 p.m One of the most famous tennis players Novak Djokovic has declared that the Wimbledon organizers’ decision to suspend athletes from Russia and Belarus from the tournament was insane. The organizers justified their decision with the war in Ukraine. Prominent tennis player Novak Djokovic has expressed his opinion regarding the banning […]

Vice-Chairman resigns over suspension of Russian athletes — RT EN

14 mar 2022 9:04 p.m Øyvind Watterdal, Deputy Chairman of the Norwegian Olympic Committee, has decided to resign over the suspension of Russian and Belarusian athletes from international competitions. Like RT on Russkom reportsthe deputy chairman of the Olympic Committee of Norway has decided to resign in protest at the exclusion of Russian and Belarusian […]

“No to war” – Russian artists, media people and athletes against military action — RT DE

24 Feb 2022 18:52 Dozens of Russian athletes, actors and singers spoke out against the war in Ukraine over the course of Thursday. They published video messages and posts with a black square and the slogan “No to war” on social networks. Dozens of Russian artists, presenters, actors and athletes were shocked by the events […]

Sexual misconduct and racism – allegations against US Olympic team coaches and athletes — RT EN

12 Feb 2022 8:17 am The US snowboard crosser Chythlook-Sifsof raises serious allegations against a coach and an athlete of the current US snowboard team at the Olympic Winter Games in Beijing. She accuses them of sexual misconduct or racist statements via Instagram. Instagram has since blocked her posts. According to media reports, the US […]