Russia request to suspend FIFA ban for World Cup play-offs rejected

Russia reached the quarter-finals of their home World Cup in 2018 before being beaten by Croatia on penalties FIFA suspended Russian national teams from all competitions in February following the invasion of Ukraine. Russia’s request to suspend their ban from competing in the World Cup play-offs has been rejected by the Court of Arbitration for Sport.[…]

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Ukraine’s Paralympic delegation raises its fist at the opening ceremony of the Olympics, denouncing the war

   The Ukrainian Paralympic team participating in the Paralympic Games, hosted by Beijing in the 2022 Winter Games, raised its fist high in a sign of defiance and steadfastness in the face of Russian attacks. This scene came during an impressive appearance at the opening ceremony, yesterday, Friday, in Beijing, while the shooting continues between[…]

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