Vladimir Putin

Vladimir Salnikov Not Expecting Russian Readmission Internationally Anytime Soon

The All-Russian Swimming Federation President it’s unlikely Russian swimmers will be able to compete internationally before the war ends.


Olympic Roundup: IOC Shifts Tone on Russian Sanctions After Recent Annexation

“The reasons for the sanctions as well as for the protective measures still exist: this is not the time to change any of our sanctions…” Thomas Bach said.

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IOC Could Allow Russian Athletes ‘Who Do Not Support the War’ to Return

Evgeny Rylov is currently serving a nine-month suspension from all FINA-sanctioned competitions and activities for appearing on stage at a pro-war rally.


Energy Crisis Impacting Pools Across Europe

France closed 30 pools after their operator reported an annual electric bill of 100 million euros ($99 million) — up from 15 million the year before.


Russian Synchro Legend & ROC Secretary General Flees Country

Anastasia Davydova, a five-time Olympic gold medalist and the current Secretary General of the Russian Olympic Committee, has fled the country.


Il Presidente Russo Putin Definisce La Sospensione Di Rylov “Assurda”

Il presidente russi Vladimir Putin si è espresso sulla sospensione di Rylov definendola assurda e frutto di discriminazione

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Russian President Putin Calls FINA’s Ban of Evgeny Rylov “Absurd”

Russian President Vladimir Putin doesn’t see eye to eye with FINA in its decision to suspend Russian Olympic champion Evgeny Rylov.


Olympic Gold Medalist Evgeny Rylov Pulls Out of 2022 World Championships

The two-time defending 200 backstroke world champion says he won’t compete at Worlds this year in support of other Russians who have been banned.


Speedo Ends Sponsorship Deal With Russian Gold Medalist Evgeny Rylov

Speedo is dropping the Russian backstroker after he appeared at a pro-war rally in Moscow last week.


FINA Si Uniforma Al CIO: Russi E Bielorussi Esclusi Dalle Competizioni

FINA si è adeguata alla raccomandazione del CIO. Nessun atleta russo o bielorusso potrà competere se non come atleta neutrale

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IOC Recommends Excluding Russian, Belarusian Athletes From Competing

The IOC’s Executive Board said it needed to “protect the integrity of global sports competitions and for the safety of all the participants.”


FINA Must Remove 2022 World Championships from Russia After Ukraine Invasion

Ukraine couldn’t trust Vladimir Putin. FINA shouldn’t either.


Putin Calls For State-Run Swimming Lessons Program Within Russia

Russian President Vladimir Putin has instructed the nation’s government to install a new universal swimming lesson program.


Kazan E San Pietroburgo Presenteranno L’Offerta Per Le Olimpiadi 2036

Il presidente Vladimir Putin ha dichiarato che diverse città russe sono intenzionate a presentare l’offerta per ospitare le Olimpiadi 2036

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Multiple Russian Cities Reportedly Bidding On 2036 Summer Olympics

Russian is reportedly vying for the chance to host the 2036 Summer Olympic Games, as multiple cities have thrown their hats in the ring.