‘Taking A Knee’ Banned By International Olympic Committee


(TJVNEWS.COM) The global body that oversees the Olympic Games has announced that any athletes making political gestures at the event will be punished and that the rule is the will of most athletes involved- Sky News reported. 

The ruling means that gestures such as ‘taking a knee or raising a fist, which have been ongoing in other sports, are effectively banned from the Olympics.

The Committee surveyed a third of athletes who will be involved in the upcoming games and found that the majority want the rule upheld.

Sky News reported more details: