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World Sport against the War

25 Feb, 2022
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World Sport against the War

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FBU urged to ban Russians from participating in all FIBA ​​competitions

"In this difficult time for Ukraine, the Basketball Federation of Ukraine appeals to FIBA, basketball clubs and the entire world basketball community from Kyiv.

European basketball clubs and teams, please be in solidarity with the Ukrainian people and refuse absolutely all matches with Russian clubs and teams."

A country that has declared war has no place in the international sports community!

Norwegians urge to remove Russian skiers from all competitions.

The leading Norwegian publication Dagbladet called on the International Ski Federation (FIS) and the International Biathlon Union (IBU) to immediately ban Russian skiers and biathletes from participating in competitions under their auspices.

Also, the President of the Norwegian Ski Federation, Erik Reste, said that the FIS will discuss the issue of excluding Russians from the participants of the World Cup in Holmenkollen next weekend.

The Italian Football Federation (FIGC) has decided to organize a protest against the Ukraine war. All football matches in Italy this week will start 5 minutes late.

"All professionals and amateurs will unite in a single message of peace, raising fans' awareness of respect for human life and the need to find a diplomatic solution to the crisis in Ukraine," the FIGC said in a statement.

"No war"! Forward of the Russian national team spoke out against the attack on Ukraine.

32-year-old striker of the Moscow Lokomotiv and the Russian national football team Fedor Smolov openly spoke out against the war in Ukraine.

Lennox LEWIS: "Sending prayers to my brothers and sisters in Ukraine"

The legendary boxer expressed words of support to the Ukrainian people


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