Novak Djokovic’s father poses with a fan wearing a pro-Russian ‘Z’ symbol CNN

CNN – The Australian Open told CNN it had “briefed and reminded players and their supporters” about the tournament’s “flags and symbols policy” on Thursday following the release on Wednesday of video of Novak Djokovic’s father, Shrodjan, showing a protest with Russian flag-carrying fans, showing his support for Russia. expressed support. In a video posted … Read more

Iranian chess referee Shohreh Bayat fears brutality over his activism as he challenges the Russian head of the game’s governing body. CNN

CNN – Three years after fleeing Iran, chess referee Shohreh Bayat fears further ostracism after challenging the game’s governing body and its president, Russia’s former deputy prime minister, over his choice of attire at a tournament in October. In 2020, Bayat was criticized in Iran for not wearing the appropriate headscarf at the Women’s World … Read more