Rewrite this content
President of the International Olympic Committee Thomas Bach stated with confidence that Russian athletes should in no case support the war in Ukraine and use the symbol Z.
Quotes Bach Inside the Games.
“Our principles are clear and precise that any active support for hostilities is prohibited, including the demonstration [символики] Z – This includes publications and more. Those who support the fighting in this way cannot compete. Or they should not participate, given that these are just our recommendations to IFs.”
At the Ruhr Political Forum, Bach stated that the Games must stay away from politics or they would lose their unifying power.