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ARISF news release

The Council of ARISF, held virtually today, condemned the war in Ukraine and in support of the recommendations of the International Olympic Committee, recommends ARISF’s member International Federations to relocate or cancel their upcoming international sport events in Russia and Belarus, and to prevent the participation of Russian and Belarussian athletes and officials in international competitions.

ARISF also expressed its full solidarity with the Ukrainian sport community, and the Ukrainian people at large and commended on the humanitarian initiatives taken by ARISF member International Federations.

ARISF calls for an effective dialogue between the parties involved in this harsh conflict, in the interest of the many innocents who irrespective from their nationality are suffering the consequences of the war.