Sydney Morning Herald: IOC moves to isolate India after Pakistani athletes denied visas

The International Olympic Committee has suspended all Indian applications to host future events and urged international sports federations not to stage competitions in the country after two Pakistanis were denied visas to compete in Delhi. (REUTERS/File)
Updated 22 February 2019
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Sydney Morning Herald: IOC moves to isolate India after Pakistani athletes denied visas

February 22: Sydney Morning Herald report by Nick Mulvenney states that the International Olympic Committee has suspended all Indian applications to host future events and urged international sports federations not to stage competitions in the country after two Pakistanis were denied visas to compete in Delhi.

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Eastern Eye: Sports and politics to mix again in India-Pakistan World Cup clash

Updated 25 May 2019
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Eastern Eye: Sports and politics to mix again in India-Pakistan World Cup clash

May 24: Eastern Eye states that the old adage that sports and politics do not mix will ring hollow again when former champions India and Pakistan clash in a geopolitically charged World Cup match months after being on the verge of war.

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