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No anthem kneeling at the Olympics: IOC announces political protest rules

Posted on AllSides January 9th, 2020
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The International Olympic Committee announced its rules for political protest for the upcoming 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, and some popular forms of athlete protest have been banned, according to The Hill.

While athletes will be allowed to say what they want during interview and news conferences outside the Olympic Village, and on social media, they won't be able to protest in the village, on the field of play, or during medal ceremonies.

The IOC defined political protest as "displaying any political messaging, including signs or armbands and gestures of...

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