The spokesman for the Polish government has severely criticised comments by International Olympic Committee (IOC) president who condemned some European countries opposing the IOC's plan to allow Russian and Belarusian athletes to compete again in international sport.
A Polish deputy foreign minister has sharply criticised the International Olympic Committee's recommendation that Russian and Belarusian athletes should be able to take part in international competitions under a neutral flag.
Polish sports unions have signed a declaration calling for the continuation of sanctions imposed on Russian and Belarusian sportspeople following Russia's invasion of Ukraine a year ago.
Poland should boycott the Paris 2024 Summer Olympics if Russian and Belarusian athletes participate, a deputy foreign minister has said.
Poland, Estonia, Lithuania and Latvia have condemned efforts of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) aimed at bringing Russian and Belarusian athletes back into competition, Poland's Ministry of Sport and Tourism announced on Thursday.