Olympic sports leaders meet amid uncertainty over Russians competing at 2024 Paris Games
The International Olympic Committee in March advised that some Russians and Belarusians could return in individual events but not team sports, if they had not actively supported the war in Ukraine
Russia sending nuclear arms to Belarus in Ukraine fight
Belarusian leader Alexander Lukashenko has allowed his territory, which borders Ukraine as well as Poland and Lithuania, to serve as a staging ground for Russia's Ukraine offensive.
Wimbledon to house Ukraine's players, fund relief efforts
Club chairman Ian Hewitt and club chief executive Sally Bolton said Wimbledon will not be broadcast in Russia or Belarus, and their media will not be allowed at the tournament this year.
Triathlon greenlights return of Russian athletes to competition
The board also approved "the lifting of the suspension applied to the countries' participation in World Triathlon events at the start of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine."
Poland scraps fencing event because of Russian participation
After the decision to allow Russians back, more than 300 fencers signed a letter of protest and the organizers of another World Cup event in Germany withdrew as hosts.
Wimbledon drops ban on Russians, lets them play as neutrals
The players must sign declarations of neutrality and comply with "appropriate conditions," including not expressing support for Russia's invasion of Ukraine.
Why does Russia want tactical nuclear weapons in Belarus?
Putin emphasized that Russia will retain control over any nuclear weapons deployed to Belarus, just like the U.S. controls its tactical nuclear weapons on the territory of its NATO allies.
Ukraine war: Putin says Moscow will station tactical nukes in Belarus
Putin argued that by deploying its tactical nuclear weapons in Belarus, Russia was following the lead of the United States.
Britain lobbies Olympic sponsors over IOC’s Russia stance
Most Olympic sports have excluded athletes from Russia and its ally Belarus since shortly after Russia launched its invasion of Ukraine in February 2022.
Belarus sentences Nobel laureate Bialiatski to 10 years in jail
The sentence handed to Bialiatski and his colleagues elicited outrage in the West.
2020: How world rocked by COVID-19, US elections and Black Lives Matter
While COVID-19 has killed 1.7 milion people, the Black Lives Matter movement leads to a major debate about race and the toppling of statues of figures linked to slavery or colonisation.
Vizhinjam seaport protests: Police station attack was with 'ulterior intention', says Kerala CM
'The Kashmir Files' controversy: Apologies if my remarks were interpreted differently, says Nadav Lapid
Will fight again, against what is wrong: Bilkis Bano on remission given to her rapists
Tamil Nadu amended law that allows Jallikattu seeks to prevent cruelty on animals: State tells SC
India dismisses China's concerns on military exercise with US in Uttarakhand
'Bazball' powers England to new first-day record against Pakistan in 1st Test