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Olympics-Ukraine launches Olympic postage stamp as it sends its smallest team to the Games

Yahoo Daily News 20 Jul 2024
A set of six postage stamps features sports in which ... Data from Ukraine’s Sports Ministry showed that 479 athletes and coaches have been killed since the start of Russia's invasion in February 2022.

EA Sports 'College Football 25' Drew Massive Early Gameplay Numbers

Aiken Standard 20 Jul 2024
UKRAINE - 2021/10/15. In this photo illustration, EA Sports logo of a video game developer is seen on a smartphone in a hand ... EA Sports College Football 25 launched its worldwide release on Friday.

Trump pledges to end Ukraine-Russia war during call with Zelenskyy

The Siasat Daily 20 Jul 2024
Donald Trump has pledged to end Ukraine’s war with Russia after its President Volodymyr Zelenskyy reached out to the former US president to congratulate him on his Republican presidential nomination.

Paris Olympics preparations move up a gear

Gulf News 20 Jul 2024
Russia will be the big absentee from the Paris Games, with just 15 Russians and 16 Belarusians accredited as most sports have turned their backs on the Russians after the invasion of Ukraine.

Parisians leave the city as Olympics Games preparations move up a gear

Independent online (SA) 20 Jul 2024
Russia will be the big absentee from the Paris Games, with just 15 Russians and 16 Belarusians accredited as most sports have turned their backs on the Russians after the invasion of Ukraine.

Russian Olympic athletes breached rules on Ukraine war: report

Yahoo Daily News 19 Jul 2024
Athletes from the two countries were banned from world sport following the Russian invasion of Ukraine in February 2022, but the IOC has overseen their gradual return under a neutral banner, subject to strict conditions.

Russia convicts US reporter Evan Gershkovich

Madison 19 Jul 2024
Gershkovich’s arrest shocked foreign journalists in Russia, even though the country has enacted increasingly repressive laws on freedom of speech after sending troops into Ukraine ... Wisconsin's unbreakable high school sports records ... .

We landed on the moon. Now we can’t even keep the Gaza aid pier afloat

Azcentral 19 Jul 2024
More recently, we fled a hard-won victory in Iraq and were chased out of Afghanistan by tribesmen sporting small arms. Today we can’t seem to stop the Russians in Ukraine and mostly ignore China’s increasing threats against Taiwan ... Excuses were legion.

Majority of Russian athletes competing at the 2024 Olympic Games in Paris have

The Daily Mail 18 Jul 2024
The majority of Russians competing at the Olympic Games have supported the invasion of Ukraine, it was claimed yesterday ... Russia and its ally Belarus were supposedly banned from world sport following the invasion of Ukraine in February 2022.

The IOC Wants the Olympics to Be Apolitical. That’s Impossible

Time Magazine 18 Jul 2024
... world together through sport ... The upcoming Summer Games are poised to be “the most politically charged Olympics in decades,” says Jules Boykoff, an international expert in sports politics.

OPINION - Double standards against Russian and Israeli athletes: Clouds hang over the IOC

Anadolu Agency 18 Jul 2024
... in Ukraine containing “regional sports organizations which are under the authority of the National Olympic Committee of Ukraine” that were then taken over by the Russian Olympic Committee.

Calls for FIFA to suspend Israel intensify as vote nears

The New Arab 18 Jul 2024
Many have pointed to the double standards in which Russian and Belorussian athletes have been excluded or forced to compete neutrally in sport due, to Moscow's invasion and ongoing war in Ukraine.

Amid shelling and blackouts, this is how Ukrainian athletes have been preparing for the Olympics

CNN 17 Jul 2024
The memory of Russia invading Ukraine on February 24, 2022, is lodged in Ukrainian Olympic diver Anna Pysmenska’s mind ... It’s a lot of stress.” Anna was born in central Ukraine but later moved to live and train in the eastern city of Luhansk.

India is a ‘strategic partner’, says Pentagon

The Siasat Daily 17 Jul 2024
Responding to a question on Ukraine-Russia conflict, Ryder said, “When it comes to Ukraine and Russia’s illegal occupation and invasion of Ukraine ... about Ukraine without Ukraine,” he said.

Ukraine seize Russian

The Daily Mail 17 Jul 2024
The athletics arena of the 'Polytechnic' sports complex, which was destroyed by a Russian rocket attack in Kharkiv, Ukraine on June 7 ... Ukraine's President Zelensky arrives to attend a ceremony marking Ukrainian Statehood Day.

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