2.25pm: Adidas suspends cooperation with Russian Football Federation (with AFP)
Adidas on Tuesday announced the suspension of its partnership with the Russian Football Federation”effective immediately”, said a spokesman for the company, which achieved a turnover of 2.9% in 2020 in Russia, Ukraine and the CIS region (note: countries formerly part of the former Soviet Union).
1:27pm: Ecclestone considers Putin ‘outspoken’ and ‘honorable’
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In an interview with TIME Radio last Friday, former F1 boss Bernie Ecclestone said Vladimir Putin was “franc” and”Honourable“.”He does exactly what he says without any discussionthe 91-year-old former executive said. It is up to those involved in the event to decide. How do we judge what’s going on?Maybe some people think Russia is right. “
12:30pm: Bahlouli is able to leave Ukraine
Metalist Kharkiv player Farès Bahlouli, a former Lyon and Monaco player, has left Ukraine since March 2021, as he announced on his Twitter account on Monday night. “I can.Currently in Turkey, with the team, my heart goes out to my teammates and the whole of Ukraine‘, wrote the Lyon native.
11:50am: Svitolina refuses to face Russian and Belarusian players
In a letter posted on her Twitter account, Elena Svitolina asked the ATP, WTA and ITF to take a clear stand. “I’m announcing that I won’t be racing in Monterey this TuesdayGail Monfils’ wife said she will face Russia’s Anastasia Potapova (No. 81 in the world). I refuse to play against Russian or Belarusian players until the organizations have made the necessary decisions. However, these athletes are not responsible for the invasion of my home country.I would also like to pay tribute to the Russians and Belarusians who spoke out against the war. “
11:10am: Russian and Belarus players excluded from all competitions
The International Skating Union (ISU) said in a statement Tuesday that skaters from Russia and Belarus have been declared persona non grata for all skating competitions, taking a measure”Effective immediately until further noticeSpeed skating and short track events are also affected by the ISU measure. Russia, a major figure skating nation, won six medals, including two golds, at last month’s Beijing Olympics.
10:35am: Volleyball World Cup 2022 will not be held in Russia
The International Volleyball Federation just announced the news. The 2022 World Cup will not be held in Russia”after ukraine invasion”. The FIVB has assured that it is looking for a new host country for the tournament to be held from August 26 to September 11, 2022. Olympic champion and French volleyball star Earvin N’Gapeth has made it clear that the weekend is over, On social networks, he has no intention of playing in Russia.
9:45am: Pavlyuchenkova criticizes Putin
Russia’s Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova, the world’s 14th best player, criticized Vladimir Putin for choosing to invade Ukraine. “Personal ambition or political motivation cannot justify violence. This jeopardizes our future, and it jeopardizes the future of our children.“, dropped the 30-year-old gamer on her social networks.
9:25am: Cabela prefers to ‘wait’ before returning to Russia
Remy Cabella, currently injured, returned to France before Russia invaded Ukraine. Speaking to Blasting News, the former Montpellier resident said his contract with Krasnodar runs until June 2022, saying he hopes “expected“Maybe Before”backIn Russia. Last weekend, the match between Krasnodar and Lokomotiv Moscow on the Russian-Ukrainian border was postponed.
Frenchman Remy Cabella performs in Krasnodar (Russia).
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8.30am: Russia and Belarus suspended by World Rugby ‘until further notice’
Russia and Belarus suspended from international rugby matches on Tuesday “Until further notice”, said world governing body World Rugby. Russia are still in the final round of European qualifiers for the 2023 World Cup in France, but they are fifth in the standings with three games to go and only the top two directly to the competition.
8.15am: Russia suspends 2022 World Cup participation
8:12 a.m.: IOC advises Russian and Belarusian athletes not to compete in international competitions
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