FILE - In this Feb. 15, 2014 photo Russian President Vladimir Putin, right, and IOC President Thomas Bach meet in the Bolshoi Ice Dome in Sochi, Russia.

Zelenskyy slams International Olympic Committee for wanting to lift ban on Russian athletes

Ukraine has invited the IOC chief, Thomas Bach, to visit his country's frontline after the body indicated it does not want to bar athletes from the Paris 2024 games based on their nationality.