“Due to the sanctions specified in the decision of the Court of Arbitration for Sport against the Russian Anti-Doping Agency, Krasnoyarsk was excluded from the list of candidates to host the 2025 Freestyle and Snowboard World Championships.

Since the host of the tournament will be named before the end of 2022, the application is still subject to a two-year ban, "the FIS press service quotes TASS.

On December 17, the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) approved the sanctions against Russian sports, sided with WADA in its dispute with RUSADA.

Until December 2022, Russian athletes will be able to compete at the Olympic Games and World Championships only without the country's flag and anthem.

This decision also deprives Russia of the right to qualify for and host world championships.

The World Freestyle and Snowboard Championships are held every two years.

Krasnoyarsk was the only contender to host the tournament in 2025.

Earlier, the mentor of Russian freestylers said that the Smirnova medal at the KM stage relieved the tension in the team.