How does the International Olympic Committee react to the situation in Belarus?
The International Olympic Committee has launched an official procedure against the National Olympic Committee in Belarus, tut.by reports.
On November 25, a virtual consultation meeting of the Executive Committee of the International Executive Committee took place. During the meeting, it was decided to start an official procedure against the National Olympic Committee in Belarus.
The purpose of this procedure is to consider appropriate measures or sanctions against the National Olympic Committee. The International Olympic Committee intends to conduct an investigation into the harassment of Belarusian athletes for political reasons. This investigation was brought about by reports of arrests and political pressure on athletes, officials and sports in Belarus.