Paris Olympics 2024: Moscow To Not Boycott Olympiad Despite Russia-Ukraine War

Russia's Olympic committee has clarified that Moscow will not boycott the 2024 Olympics in Paris stating it "leads to nowhere".

In a news briefing, president of the Russian Olympic committee, Stanislav Pozdnyakov said "boycotting the games leads to nowhere." he said Russian athletes will have the choice to participate or not under a neutral banner.

Pozdnyakov emphasized the importance of individual choice, stating, "We live together in a free state. Every person can, if they so wish, take the path of competing under a neutral banner."