Reaction: IOC Recommendation for Conditional Readmission of Russian Athletes Berlin, March 28, 2023. Athleten Deutschland is disappointed by the expected…More...
Athleten Deutschland reiterates calls for complete exclusion of Russia and Belarus as long as war of aggression continues
Berlin, 28 March 2023. In the light of today’s deliberations of the IOC Executive Board on the possible return of Russia…More...
OPEN LETTER Over 300 International Fencers Call on the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the International Fencing Federation (FIE) to…More...
Athleten Deutschland calls on the IOC and world sport to stand up for the freedom and safety of Elnaz Rekabi…More...
War of Aggression against Ukraine: Call for Complete Ban of Russia and Belarus from the International Sporting System
Berlin, February 26, 2022. For several days now, Russia, with Belarusian support, has been waging a war of aggression against…More...
Berlin, February 19, 2022. The Olympic Games in Beijing are drawing to a close. We were thrilled by the athletes’…More...
Ahead of the 2022 Winter Games Sport and Human Rights: Options for Action for Athletes, States, Federations, and Sponsors
Berlin, February 3, 2022. Shortly before the Winter Games in Beijing, Athleten Deutschland publishes the following discussion paper that highlights…More...
Berlin, January 20, 2022. According to the Washington Post, a member of the Chinese organizing committee has threatened foreign athletes…More...
Berlin, January 19, 2022. For a long time, there have been concerns that athletes and others could be spied on and…More...
After Peng Shuai Case: Nailing Colors to the Mast: IOC Must Make Protection of Athletes and Compliance with Human Rights Responsibilities Its First Priority
Berlin, December 6, 2021. The case of Chinese tennis player Peng Shuai and the IOC’s subsequent actions have caused great…More...
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