Fastest News Updates around the World

Norway Refuses to Boycott FIS Meetings Involving Russians


- Advertisement -

Moscow, March 23 – The Norwegian Ski Association will not boycott the meetings of the International Ski and Snowboard Federation (FIS), which will be attended by representatives of Russia and Belarus, said Espen Graf, the organization’s head of public relations.
The FIS Committee meetings will be held in Dubrovnik (Croatia) on May 3-5. The head of the Russian Ski Racing Federation (FLGR) Elena Vyalp told the News Agency that the Russian delegation will take part in these meetings personally.
Because of the situation in Ukraine, the FIS suspended the Russians and Belarusians from the beginning of last season. In October, the FIS Council extended the suspension for the 2022/23 season.

- Advertisement -

The Executive Committee of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) on January 25 called for the return of Russian and Belarusian athletes to international competitions in a neutral position, while proposing that athletes who actively supported the special operation not be allowed into Ukraine.

This website uses cookies to improve your experience. We'll assume you're ok with this, but you can opt-out if you wish. AcceptRead More