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SCO Games: Russia's initiative to return international competitions to the country, proposed to start SCO Games

Pankaj Prasad
Russian Sports Minister Oleg Matysin
Russian Sports Minister Oleg Matysin

Russia has shown interest in hosting the Shanghai Cooperation Games.

Russia has proposed to host the Shanghai Cooperation Organization Games on Thursday. Russia's Sports Minister Oleg Matysin put this proposal in front of all the members in the meeting held in Delhi. The meeting was attended by the heads of all the member states of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation. Sports ministries and agency officials from Russia, India, Kazakhstan, China, Kyrgyzstan, Pakistan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan participated in the meeting. 


The players have been ruled out of all international competitions. Along with this, the hosting of all international competitions held here has also been taken away from Russia. After this, Russia plans to start the Shanghai Cooperation Games on the lines of the Commonwealth. This will lead to the return of international level sports competitions in Russia. 

We talked with colleagues from SCO member countries and discussed hosting the first SCO Games. We proposed to organize these Games in Russia. We will also talk to Kazakhstan, which will chair the ministerial meeting next year. If all ministers agree, Russia will be ready to host the Games." Who will preside over the meeting of ministers next year. If all ministers agree, Russia will be ready to host the Games." Who will preside over the meeting of ministers next year. If all ministers agree, Russia will be ready to host the Games."

Strength will increase. The meeting of this organization has been held for the second time. It is a platform for direct and open communication. Our aim is that sportspersons and big competitions stay away from politics. This is possible only with equality and respect among all nations. I propose to jointly create a political environment for the protection of the rights of sportspersons in this area. 

Experience in organizing competitions. This will help it to host these games and these games can be organized in any format and level. He invited the officials of all the participating countries to visit the sports events to be held in Russia.