IOC suspends Russian Olympic Committee for incorporating Ukrainian sports regions

In this article, we will talk about the IOC suspending the Russian Olympic Committee. The International Olympic Council’s Director Board published a statement on Thursday, 12 October 2023, and declared the suspension of the Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) with direct development for “breach of the charter”. The action comes after the Russian Olympic Committee recognized provincial associations from four Ukrainian regions annexed since the invasion started in 2022. Since the news has come on the internet it went viral on social media platforms and now lots of people are super curious to know about the whole information. We have more information about the news and will share it with you in this article.


As per the report, the 141st Session of the IOC is going to be held from 15 October 2023 to 17 October 2023 and the IOC’s Executive Board has been meeting for more than two days, on 12 October and 13, to discuss the recommendations it has to move forward to the Session. The Russian National Olympic Committee was suspended after it decided to include regional sports organizations that have been under the authority of the NOC of Ukraine. Scroll down to the next page for more information about the news.

According to the IOC’s statement,” The unilateral taken by the Russian Olympic Committee on 5 October 2023 to include, as its members, the provincial sports organizations which have been under the authority of the National Olympic Committee (NOC) of Ukraine (namely Kherson, Luhansk, Donetsk and Zaporizhzhia) constitutes a breach of the Olympic Charter as it violates the territorial integrity of the NOC of Ukraine, as acknowledged by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) in accordance with the Olympic Charter.” You are on the right page for more information about the news, so please read the complete article.

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The IOC stated,” The Russian Olympic Committee has been balanced with direct effect until further notice”. Speaking about the effects of the suspension, the IOC stated, “The Russian Olympic Committee is no lengthy entitled to operate as a National Olympic Committee as described in the Olympic Charter, and may not get any grant from the Olympic Movement.” The IOC stated that it will determine the participation of players with Russian passports in the 2024 Olympics in Paris as well as the Winter Games Milano Cortina 2026 “at the proper time”.Here we have shared all the information that we had if we get any information then we will update you soon. Stay tuned to us for more updates.

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