Krystsina Tsimanouskaya

Two coaches removed from Tokyo Olympics in Belarus case

The International Olympic Committee said it has canceled and removed the credentials of Artur Shimak and Yury Maisevich.

published on : 6th August 2021

Belarus runner Krystsina Tsimanouskaya used quick thinking to avoid being sent home

Krystsina Tsimanouskaya described on Thursday a dramatic series of events at the Olympics that led her to decide not to return to Belarus.

published on : 5th August 2021

Belarus sprinter row: Krystsina Tsimanouskayawho lands in Poland on a humanitarian visa

The plane that she was traveling on from Vienna was directed to a separate airport building in Warsaw used by government officials.

published on : 5th August 2021

Belarus Olympic runner Krystsina Tsimanouskaya, who feared going home, lands in Vienna

Krystsina Tsimanouskaya was expected to head to Warsaw later Wednesday, according to an activist with a group that has been supporting her.

published on : 4th August 2021

Belarus athlete row: What happens when Olympics and politics collide?

The sprinter from Belarus, Krystsina Tsimanouskaya, who left Tokyo early Wednesday to seek refuge, fits into that long tradition — yet with a unique reason.

published on : 4th August 2021

IOC to grill Belarus team officials as sprinter Krystsina Tsimanouskaya boards Vienna flight

After Tsimanouskaya criticized the management of her team on social media, she says officials hustled her to the airport and trying to put her on a plane back to Belarus.

published on : 4th August 2021

Tokyo Olympics: Belarus sprinter Krystsina Tsimanouskaya says punishment awaited her back home

Waiting to leave Japan to seek refuge in Europe, Krystsina Tsimanouskaya said she hopes she can continue her career, but for now her safety is the priority.

published on : 3rd August 2021

Tokyo Olympics: Belarus sprinter Krystsina Tsimanouskaya wants investigation into team officials

Krystsina Tsimanouskaya was apparently hustled to the airport but refused to board the flight and asked local police for help.

published on : 3rd August 2021

'Would have faced punishment': Belarus sprinter on not boarding return flight as IOC launches probe

Tsimanouskaya, 24, had criticized how officials were managing her team. She said on her Instagram account that she was put in the 4x400 relay even though she has never raced in the event.

published on : 3rd August 2021

Court denied Belarus sprinter Krystsina Tsimanouskaya's legal bid to run 200 meters in Tokyo Olympics

Sports' highest court has detailed the legal steps Tsimanouskaya took Monday in the hours after she sought protection in Japan during an airport standoff to avoid returning to Belarus.

published on : 3rd August 2021

Poland grants visa to Belarus Olympian Krystsina Tsimanouskaya who fears for safety

Belarus' authoritarian government has relentlessly targeted anyone even mildly expressing dissent since a presidential election a year ago triggered a wave of unprecedented mass protests.

published on : 2nd August 2021

Olympics: Belarus sprinter Krystsina Tsimanouskaya seeks asylum to Poland after officials misbehave with her 

Tsimanouskaya was due to run in the Olympic 200-meter heats Monday. She criticized Belarus team officials on her Instagram account and then said they tried to force her to leave Japan.

published on : 2nd August 2021