Fallout of Russian Invasion of Ukraine on Sports

Tags: Sports

After the invasion of Ukraine by the Russian forces on 25 February 2022 there has been a major  fallout on the sports and events to be hosted by Russia .


UEFA (Union of Football Association of Europe) has shifted the UEFA Champions League final from the Russian city of St. Petersburg  to the French city of Paris on 28 May 2022.

The Champions league is an annual tournament conducted by UEFA amongst the top ranked European football clubs. 

Current Champions  2021: Chelsea football club of England 

Update on 1 March 2022.

FIFA and UEFA suspends Russian football teams

  • International Football governing body FIFA and the European football governing body UEFA has banned Russian  national football team and Russian football clubs from participating in any International football event till further notice .
  •  The Russian team is likely to be excluded from the FIFA  men's world cup 2022 to be held in Qatar and the Women's Euro Cup 2022 to be held in England .

Motor Sport 

Formula One or F1 has decided that there will be no F1 race in Russia in 2022.

Russia was to host the Formula one race at Sochi Olympics track on 25 September 2022.

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