Apple changed its mind and released the Olympic band for the Apple Watch with a picture of a flag of Russia
Apple gave the chance to the Russian fans who are unable to come to Rio de Janeiro, the ability to remotely support the Olympic team of his country. On sale strap for Apple Watch, decorated under the flag of Russia.
Doping scandal that erupted in the spring of this year, questioned the participation of the Russian team at the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. Apparently, it was guided by Apple, when in July announced a series of Olympic straps for smart watches Apple Watch.
Then the collection includes a dozen models with flags of different countries, among which Russia was absent. Later, the national team of our country admitted to the Olympic games and the company from Cupertino has added a capsule collection of straps with the image of the Russian flag.
Initially, the line of accessories consisted of 14 bands. Now the users have offered 20 options with images of the flags of Russia, Brazil, USA, UK, Germany, Japan, South Korea, Brazil, Argentina and other countries. The cost of the accessories is $ 49. Available in a choice of two models: a width of 38 and 42 mm.
Note that this week the international Paralympic Committee decided to suspend the national team of Russia from participation in the Paralympic games held in Rio de Janeiro after the end of the summer Olympics. The decision was made on the basis of the report of the independent Commission of the world anti-doping Agency under the leadership of Richard McLaren.
“Originally, the report mentioned 35 tampered with doping tests,” said Craven. – The team McLaren added 10 tests, and now we have 45 samples 44 athletes that have been tampered with”.