A Look At Sport’s Response To The Russian Invasion |
World Archery banned Russian and Belarusian athletes and officials.
Athletes and officials from Russia and Belarus are banned from World Athletics Series events, including the World Walking Championships in Oman this weekend, the World Indoor Championships in Serbia this month and the World Championships in Eugene, Oregon in July.
The FIA banned teams from Russia and Belarus from all international events. Individual drivers and officials from Russia and Belarus were allowed to continue as neutrals under the FIA flag without their national symbols, flags, colors and anthems. Elected FIA officials suspended. Formula 1 canceled the Russian Grand Prix in Sochi in September, terminating its contract with the race. The Haas F1 Team fires Russian driver Nikita Mazepin. Intercontinental Drifting Cup in Sochi in June canceled.
Athletes and officials from Russia and Belarus have been banned from World Badminton Federation tournaments since March 8. All BWF events in Russia and Belarus have been cancelled. A few Russian players were allowed to play as neutral players without national flags and anthems at two para events in Spain this week and next.
The World Baseball Softball Confederation has banned Russian and Belarusian athletes and officials.
Russian teams and officials banned by the International Basketball Federation. Russia banned from the Women’s Basketball World Cup in Australia in September. The EuroLeague has suspended Russian clubs CSKA Moscow, UNICS Kazan and Zenit St. Petersburg. EuroCup locked locomotive Kuban Krasnodar. EuroLeague Women have suspended Russian clubs UMMC Ekaterinburg, Dynamo Kursk and MBA Moscow.
The International Boxing Association banned Russian and Belarusian athletes and officials and canceled international events in Russia and Belarus.
The International Canoe Federation has banned athletes and officials from Russia and Belarus.
The International Federation of Sport Climbing has banned Russian and Belarusian athletes and officials. Bouldering and Speed World Cup in Moscow in April will be relocated.
The World Curling Federation banned Russia, barring it from this month’s Women’s World Championship in Canada and the Men’s World Championship in Las Vegas in April. European Championships in Perm, Russia, are to be relocated in November.
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The International Cycling Union banned Russia’s and Belarus’ national teams and professional teams. All UCI events in Russia and Belarus cancelled. Professional riders from Russia and Belarus are allowed in non-Russian and Belarusian teams. Solo riders from Russia and Belarus are allowed, if eligible, as neutrals without national flags and emblems.
The International Equestrian Federation has canceled all remaining events this year in Russia (51) and Belarus (six), including the Eurasian Championships in Moscow in July.
The International Fencing Federation has banned Russian and Belarusian athletes and officials. Events in Russia and Belarus are canceled or rescheduled. FIE President Alisher Usmanov, a Russian, stepped aside.
The International Golf Federation banned athletes and officials from Russia and Belarus, including from World Championships for amateur teams in France in August.
The International Gymnastics Federation has suspended Russian and Belarusian athletes and officials from March 7. World Cup and World Challenge Cup events in Russia and Belarus have been cancelled, including the Acrobatics World Cup in Oktyabrskiy, Russia, in May and the Trampoline World Cup in St. Petersburg in September.
The International Handball Federation has suspended Russian and Belarusian athletes and officials. Russia banned from Beach Handball World Championship in Greece in June.
Russia banned from April’s Women’s World Junior Championships in South Africa.
Russia and Belarus banned from International Ice Hockey Federation events. Russian men from the World Cup in May. World Junior Championships in Russia 2023 moved to Serbia. The NHL has suspended all business dealings in Russia, including the KHL. Finnish club Jokerit withdrew from the quarterfinals of the Kontinental Hockey League conference.
The International Judo Federation has canceled all tournaments in Russia, including the Kazan Grand Slam in May. Russian judokas may compete under the IJF flag, logo and anthem. IJF has removed Russian President Vladimir Putin as honorary president and ambassador. Arkady Rotenberg, a Russian, removed from the IJF Executive Committee. The Russian President of the European Judo Union, Sergey Soloveychik, has resigned.
Karate 1 Premier League event in Moscow in October is postponed. EM 2023 in Russia is to be relocated.
The International Modern Pentathlon Union has banned Russian and Belarusian athletes and officials.
World Rowing banned Russian and Belarusian athletes and officials.
Russia and Belarus are banned from all international and cross-border club events by World Rugby and Rugby Europe. Russia men’s team is banned from the European Rugby Championship and 2023 Rugby World Cup qualifiers. The Russia women’s team is suspended from the Rugby European Championship, the Sevens World Series and the Rugby World Cup Sevens qualifiers in South Africa in September. The Russian Rugby Union’s World Rugby membership has been suspended. International rugby league banned Russia.
World Sailing banned Russian and Belarusian athletes and officials.
Russian and Belarusian athletes banned from International Shooting Federation events. European Championships in Moscow in August.
World Skate ordered that individuals and teams in Russia and Belarus compete as neutrals with no country flags, symbols, colors, and anthems. No events in Russia and Belarus.
Russia and Belarus have been banned from International Skating Union events, including this month’s World Speed Skating Championships in Norway and this month’s World Figure Skating Championships in France.
The International Ski Federation has suspended Russian and Belarusian athletes for the end of the season. All events in Russia canceled or rescheduled until the end of the season. World Cup cancellations included ski cross in Sunny Valley last weekend, aerials in Yaroslavl last week and Moscow this Saturday; moguls in Kuzbass this weekend; cross-country in Tyumen this month; and women’s ski jumping in Nizhny Tagil and Chaikovsky this month.
FIFA and UEFA have suspended Russian national teams and clubs from all competitions. The men’s national team is excluded from this month’s World Cup qualifying playoffs. UEFA banned Belarus from hosting international matches.
Champions League final moved from St. Petersburg to Paris in May. Spartak Moscow suspended in Europa League round of 16
UEFA has stopped sponsoring Russian energy company Gazprom, which covered the Champions League, UEFA national team competitions and the 2024 European Championship.
Junior World Championships in St. Petersburg, Russia, are to be relocated in August.
International Surfing Association banned Russian athletes and officials.
FINA allows Russian and Belarusian athletes and officials to compete as neutrals with no country flag, colors, symbols or anthems. FINA order to Russian President Vladimir Putin withdrawn. World Junior Championships in Kazan, Russia, canceled in August. Diving World Series in Kazan canceled in April.
The International Table Tennis Federation has banned Russian and Belarusian athletes and officials.
World Taekwondo banned Russian and Belarusian athletes and officials and canceled events in Russia and Belarus. World Cup 2023 in Moscow is to be postponed. World Taekwondo stripped the 9th Dan Honor Black Belt awarded to Russian President Vladimir Putin.
The International Tennis Federation has canceled all events in Russia and Belarus. Russia and Belarus have withdrawn from the Davis Cup and Billie Jean King Cup. The membership of the Russian Tennis Federation and the Belarusian Tennis Federation in the ITF has been suspended. ATP-WTA Kremlin Cup suspended in Moscow in October. Players from Russia and Belarus compete on tours as neutrals without national flags.
World Triathlon banned Russia and Belarus athletes and officials.
Men’s World Cup in Russia in August is to be postponed. Volleyball National League games in Russia in June and July will be postponed.
The European Youth Championships in Kazan, Russia, are to be relocated in August.
The International Biathlon Union has banned Russian and Belarusian athletes and officials.
The International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation has suspended the Russian Bobsleigh Federation until July.
The International Luge Federation banned Russian athletes and officials, suspended Russian elected officials and banned Russia from hosting events.
United World Wrestling banned Russian and Belarusian athletes and officials.
Winter Paralympics in Beijing banned Russia and Belarus. The International Paralympic Committee stripped Russian President Vladimir Putin of his Paralympic honor.
World Games in Birmingham, Alabama, in July banned Russia and Belarus.
The International Olympic Committee stripped Russian President Vladimir Putin of his Olympic medal.
The European Olympic Committee this month excluded Russian and Belarusian athletes and officials from the European Youth Olympic Winter Festival in Vuokatti, Finland.
SportAccord World Sport and Business Summit in Yekaterinburg, Russia, canceled in May.
EA Sports removes Russian clubs and national team from FIFA 22 video game.
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