The Iroquois Nationals lacrosse team have suggested they may form a National Olympic Committee (NOC) and seek International Olympic Committee (IOC) recognition, with lacrosse seeking to be a part of the Los Angeles 2028 Olympic Games.
Ireland Lacrosse is set to receive a sportsmanship award for its "act of incredible selflessness" after pulling out of the men’s event at the 2022 World Games in Birmingham to accommodate Iroquois Nationals.
Ireland Lacrosse is to withdraw from the men's 2022 World Games contest in Birmingham in the United States, clearing the way for the Iroquois Nationals team to take part.
World Lacrosse is to give more than $95,000 (£72,000/€80,000) to 15 members in the form of relief grants.
World Lacrosse, the International World Games Association (IWGA) and the World Games 2022 Birmingham Organising Committee have jointly announced that the Iroquois Nationals will be eligible to compete at the World Games, pending qualification.
World Lacrosse has confirmed that they are working with the Organising Committee of the 2022 World Games to change the format of the sport's competition to allow indigenous groups to take part.
Petition calls on 10 countries to boycott 2022 World Games over Iroquois Nationals exclusion from lacrosse
A petition launched to convince organisers of the 2022 World Games to allow the Iroquois Nationals lacrosse team to compete has called for 10 countries to boycott the event in Birmingham in Alabama over their exclusion.