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SportAccord Cancels Russian Summit As Events Look Elsewhere

February 25, 2022

The SportAccord Executive Committee met today and unanimously decided to cancel the SportAccord World Sport & Business Summit, 15-20 May 2022 in Ekaterinburg, Russia.

Many other federations and events are also looking at taking their events away from Russia, with the IOC even urging federations to move events away from the country.

The International Canoe Federation will hold talks with all stakeholders with a view to relocating canoe events planned for Russia this year, and to follow the IOC recommendations in terms of using flags and anthem.

ICF President Thomas Konietzko pledged the support of the international paddling community to the Ukrainian canoeing family during a telephone conversation with Ukraine Canoe Federation President, Igor Slivinsky, on Friday morning.


Following a series of consultative meetings with different stakeholders today, the International Federation of Sport Climbing (IFSC) decided to suspend the IFSC Boulder and Speed World Cup scheduled for 1 to 3 April 2022 in Moscow.

World Curling Federation remove European Curling Championships 2022 from Russia

Perth, Scotland – After an emergency convening of the World Curling Federation Board, a decision was made to remove the hosting of the European Curling Championships 2022 from the Russian city of Perm.

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