Poland favours the expulsion of Russia from all sporting federations including the International Olympic Committee until the end of a peace process and reparations for Ukraine, Poland's sports minister has said.
Scheduled for March 24th, Poland’s match in Moscow has been left hanging by a thread after Vladimir Putin ordered Russian troops into Ukraine earlier this week. Citing concerns for the safety of their squad, the Polish FA have asked FIFA to reconsider where the game will be played.
The Polish sports minister has said that people in Russian sport should face “some sort of ostracism” following Moscow's decision to recognise Ukraine's two breakaway regions.
An MP who quit one of the junior parties in Poland’s United Right governing coalition after disagreements over government economic policy has been appointed as the head of the new sports ministry.
Agreement, a junior partner that is key to maintaining the parliamentary majority of the ruling United Right coalition, has expelled eight of its members, including three MPs, in yet another stage of a broader conflict in the party.
Agreement, a junior partner that is key to maintaining a parliamentary majority by the ruling United Right coalition, has suspended eight of its members, including three MPs, in yet another stage of a broader conflict in the party.