Olga Safronova, who was excluded from the Belarusian equestrian team at the Tokyo Olympics, is another sportswoman from that country, after Krystsina Tsimanouskaya, who has found shelter in Poland, PAP has learnt.
After Poland issued a Belarusian athlete a humanitarian visa on Monday, the prime minister has argued that the aggression of Belarusian services in Japan should be firmly opposed by the international community.
In an interview with PAP, the president of the World Anti-doping Agency, Witold Banka, discusses the successful prosecuton of Russia for institutionalised doping, the penalty imposed, and the future of the agency's mission.
The late sprinter Irena Szewinska is among five female athletes nominated for the title of '75-year legend' by the magazine Athletic Weekly.
Krzysztof Gajewski covered about 130 kilometres in his swim in a lake near Wrocław that began at 5 o’clock in the afternoon on Friday and finished at the same hour two days later.
TFN finds out how athletes are coping with lockdown and the postponement of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
Muscle-bound Konrad Bukowiecki does Poland proud after blasting his way into the record books with an incredible 21.5-metre shot put throw, beating previous holder Remigius Machura at the 2019 Summer Universiade championships in Naples, Italy.
On Friday night, Irena Szewińska, the most famous athlete in Polish sport, died in Warsaw at the age of 72. During her career she won seven Olympic medals, was deputy president of the Polish Olympic Committee and a member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC).