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FIFA and UEFA ban Russian teams from international competitions

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After hesitating for a week, and faced with calls for swift action, FIFA and UEFA have now banned Russian teams from international competitions — a decision that the Russian Football Association is likely going to challenge before the Court of Arbitration for Sport.

Useful link(s)

  • Can FIFA and UEFA Sanction Russian Teams?‘ A co-authored op-ed, in which Christian J. Tams argues that banning Russian teams is compatible with international sports law.
  • Christian Tams interviewed by Jörg Winterfeldt: “Statues in world sport must be clarified.”