Two weeks ago, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) officials announced a ban on demonstrations during the Tokyo Olympics. The shocking outcome on the policy came after the IOC announced the ban on protesting was put in place after a “majority” of 3,500 athletes it polled were IN FAVOR of strict rules against demonstrations.
Officials have also just confirmed that athletes will NOT be allowed to wear “Black Lives Matter” apparel at Tokyo Olympics Games ceremonies this summer. “BLM” slogans will be allowed during interviews and team meetings but not during ceremonies, at the podium, or during competition. more