IOC warns athletes not to boycott Israeli opponents

24.07.2012                      05.Aw. 5772

Olympiade:

IOC warns athletes not to boycott Israeli opponents

Citizens of Arab countries called upon their country's athletes to refuse to compete against Israelis at the Games.

Any Olympic athlete who deliberately boycotts a competition in which he or she would have faced an Israeli opponent will be punished, said International Olympic Committee president Jacques Rogge on Monday….