European football the authorities have adopted a common position against Russia after that of Moscow invasion of Ukraine.
FIFA has banned Russian national hymn and flag from international games and ordered the country to do so play home international in neutral venues.
The FIFA press release, to follow international condemnation of of Russia invasion of Ukraine, also he said Russia should have done it compete in international football under the name of “Unione Calcio of Russia (RFU). “
No flag or anthem of Russia will be used in matches where is it teams by the Football Union of Join Russia, FIFA added.
There have been calls for of Russia men’S team be excluded from the World Cup in Qatar in November and December. Poland, Sweden and the Czech Republic all refused play Russia in world Cup play-off.
The president of the French Football Association Noel Le Graet became the first significant figure in sport to suggest Russia should to be thrown out of the menWorld Cup after invasion of Ukraine.
Poland, Sweden and the Czech Republic all refused play Russia next month in the playoffs for the tournament in Qatar in November and December.
“This is mine first impulse, “Le Graet told the Le Parisien newspaper on Sunday when asked whether Russia should be banned from tournament. “The world of sport, e football, in particular, it cannot remain neutral. I certainly will not oppose the exclusion of Russia. “
World football body FIFA must do the decision and Le Graet, 80, is on the governing FIFA Council. Russia hosted the last men the World Cup in 2018.
The Czechs joined Poland and Sweden in refusing to face Russia in the playoffs for Qatar regardless of the match place.
A statement on Sunday said the executive committee of the Czech football federation e players agreed it was “not possible to play against the Russian national team in the current situation.”
England also condemned Russia by invading that they won’t play Russia in the predictable future.
The FA statement said, “Out of solidarity with Ukraine and to wholeheartedly condemn the atrocities committed by the Russian leadership, the FA can confirm that we won’T play against Russia in any international fixtures for the predictable future.
“This includes any potential match at any level of seniority group or par football. “
Poland was first say it wouldn’t be play Russia in the semifinal of the playoffs on 24 March even if the tie was moved by Moscow. The winner of Sweden versus Czech Republic in the other path The semifinal B therefore had to go in Russia, if so won, for on March 29 final.
Initially the three nations called on FIFA a move matches from Russia, something the global football body declined to do immediately. The British FA said it won’t play Russia for “the predictable future. “
Russia is becoming more and more isolated in the sportsman world and European football ruling body UEFA has already She said matches cannot be played in Russia or Ukraine, with RB Leipzig’s Europa League draw with Spartak Moscow next month up in the air.
UEFA is also set to consider the sponsorship deal he has with Gazprom, a Russian state-owned energy company.
Hans-Joachim Watzke, interim president of German football federation (DFB) said it was “dirty money”that” we can not take any more”while DFB presidential candidate Peter Peters said he was” a clear yes “to end the collaboration.
Gazprom sponsors the Champions League and Euro 2024 in Germany but Schalke, a German second division sideha already removed their name from their shirts.
A network of Ukrainian athletes wrote to the heads of the International Olympic Committee and the International Paralympic Committee ask them to ban Russia and Belarus international sport.
Youth swimming world championships in Kazan of Russia in August were canceled.
Volleyball is one of the few sports still considering a major event in Russia with the men’S world championships in plan for August. This is below review although with some nations claim they will not go in Russia to participate.
The world government of judo body (IJU) has meanwhile taken personal action against Russian President Vladimir Putin.
“In light of the war conflict in course in Ukraine, the International Judo Federation announces the suspension of The status of Mr. Vladimir Putin as Honorary President and Ambassador of the International Federation of Judo “, it reads in a declaration.
Putin is a judo enthusiast player and reached the level of black belt in the sport.
The expected Grand Slam in Kazan in May was canceled on Friday.