Russia ban to protect athletes: IOC's Bach

Updated May 20 2022 - 1:36pm, first published 1:34pm
IOC President Thomas Bach said bans protect, not punish, Russian athletes.

Russian athletes, teams officials who have been banned from international sporting events because of the war in Ukraine are being protected rather than punished, International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach has said.



Get the latest Gunnedah news in your inbox

Sign up for our newsletter to stay up to date.

We care about the protection of your data. Read our Privacy Policy.