13 Dic, 2021
La amenaza de exclusión al boxeo y la halterofilia, junto con los boicots diplomáticos a Pekín 2022 exigieron en los últimos días el máximo de Thomas Bach.
En una nueva edición de “Zona mixta”, el podcast en español de Around the Rings, Sebastián Fest, editor jefe del sitio, y Miguel Hernández, redactor especializado, analizan la situación.
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Return to the grass: Wimbledon lifted the ban on Russian and Belarusian tennis players.
The British tournament, the third Grand Slam on the calendar, will allow tennis players to compete as “neutral” athletes. Medvedev and Sabalenka, among the stars that will be presen
The future has arrived: Summer McIntosh, the child prodigy who threatens to break all records
The Canadian was one step away from the Olympic podium in Tokyo when she was just 14 years old and has just shattered the world record in the 400 freestyle held by Ariarne Titmus. “For the past few years I have put my life into this: to be the best I can be,” she said after her historic time at the Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre.
The IOC opened the doors to Russians and Belarusians and received criticism from both sides
Following Tuesday's announcement, in which they recommend that International Federations qualify individual athletes as neutrals, the Russian Olympic Committee spoke of a “farce” and the German Minister of Interior and Sports said it was a “slap in the face for Ukrainians”. Former soccer player Andriy Shevchenko was the face of a shocking commercial released by the Ukrainian Ministry of International Affairs.
Fencing on alert: strong statement against the inclusion of Russians and Belarusians
The International Federation approved the participation of athletes from both countries in the tournaments it organizes and more than 300 shooters, through a letter also addressed to the IOC, stated that the decision was taken “with total disregard for the voices of the athletes”.
Trouble in paradise? Support for LA28 appears to be dropping
Recent newspaper poll finds a downward trend of confidence in the LA28 Summer Olympics.