Skier Darya Dolidovich has fled Belarus after being barred from competing in the Winter Olympics over accusations regarding her involvement with the country’s opposition movement.

The 17-year-old cross-country skier’s International Ski Federation (FIS) code — which is required for athletes to compete in events run by the governing body — was changed to “not active” approximately three weeks ago. It followed a decision from the Belarus Ski Union, according to Reuters. Read More