Labour peer calls on Uefa to ban Belarus from Euro 2024 qualifying | Football

Uefa president Alexander Ceferin is the subject of calls to ban Belarus from European Championship qualifying this year in an extension of the row over Russian participation in international sport.

The Labour peer George Foulkes has written to Ceferin asking him to reconsider the organisation’s position on Belarus, given the support the country has shown to its Russian neighbour during the war in Ukraine.

The news follows the meeting last week of 35 sports ministers to discuss the IOC’s proposals for a ‘pathway’ to allow Russian and Belarussian athletes to compete at next year’s…


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