Aust, US sports bodies call for Russia ban

Updated July 6 2022 - 5:51am, first published 5:48am
The Russian embassy says a ban on Russia and Belarus teams will be contrary to the Olympic spirit.

Australia has joined the United States and a range of allies in calling for the suspension of Russian and Belarusian sports bodies from international federations, due to Russia's invasion of Ukraine.

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