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Sports Federations Ask IOC to Permit Russian, Belarusian Athletes to Participate in Paris Games

Tue 05 Dec 2023 | 11:45 PM
Rana Atef

On Tuesday, Representatives of international sports federations and national Olympic committees asked International Olympic Committee to allow Russian and Belarusian athletes to participate in the 2024 Games in Paris under a neutral flag "as soon as possible."

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) will make a final round before saying a final word about the participation of the Russian and Belarusian athletes in Paris Games 2024.

The IOC asserted that its stance that a decision will be taken "at the appropriate time".

Both Russian and Belarusian athletes faced sanctions from various sports federations after the military operations of Russia in Ukraine.

However, various sports federation started to lift restrictions on Russian and Belarusian athletes allowing them to return to competition under certain conditions.