Court of Arbitration for Sport upholds bans on Russian clubs

Paris (AFP) – The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) on Friday upheld the ban on Russian clubs from European competitions for the coming season and Russia's exclusion from international tournaments, as a result of the war in Ukraine.  CAS rejected appeals by four Russian clubs against their banishment by UEFA from European competitions in […]
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Russian clubs banned from next season's Champions League

Paris (AFP) – Russian clubs have been banned by UEFA from participating in the Champions League and all other European competitions next season, European football's governing body announced on Monday. "Russia will have no affiliated clubs participating in UEFA club competitions in the 2022/23 season," it said in a statement. Russian clubs and national teams […]
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Gisdol quits Lokomotiv Moscow over Russia's invasion of Ukraine

Berlin (AFP) – German football coach Markus Gisdol said Tuesday that he quit as head coach of Russian side Lokomotiv Moscow in protest over Russia's invasion of Ukraine. "Being a football coach is the best job in the world, but I can't pursue my vocation in a country whose leader is responsible for a war of […]
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