The Court of Arbitration for Sport said Tuesday that Russian officials have filed appeals against governing bodies in soccer, figure skating and speedskating, gymnastics, rowing, rugby and biathlon. …
The headline legal case in soccer saw FIFA ban Russian teams from its global competitions, which removed the men’s national team from World Cup qualifying last month. …ESPN
As much as I feel rotten for Russian athletes who do not support Putin’s invasion of Ukraine, the bans should be upheld.
When Putin withdraws, those athletes should be quickly allowed to return.