Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko banned from Olympic Games

//Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko banned from Olympic Games

Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko banned from Olympic Games

Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko is banned from attending the Olympic Games as head of his country’s National Olympic Committee (NOC), as part of provisional sanctions imposed by the International Olympic Committee on Monday.The IOC banned two other officials from the NOC, including Lukashenko’s son, Viktor, who is the first vice-president of the national Olympic body.Belarus, a country of 9.5 million that Russia sees as a security buffer against Nato, has been rocked by mass protests…

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