Noah Lyles has made multiple political statements during races in the lead-up to Tokyo 2020. Photo: AFP Noah Lyles has made multiple political statements during races in the lead-up to Tokyo 2020. Photo: AFP
Noah Lyles has made multiple political statements during races in the lead-up to Tokyo 2020. Photo: AFP

Tokyo Olympics: five athletes who could break protest Rule 50 even after its relaxation

  • American sprinter Noah Lyles, who raised black-gloved fist at US Olympic Trails, may get the chance to take his statement onto the podium in Japan
  • IOC Athletes’ Commission has softened the controversial rule and now states athletes can make their voices heard in certain situations

Topic |   Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games
Noah Lyles has made multiple political statements during races in the lead-up to Tokyo 2020. Photo: AFP Noah Lyles has made multiple political statements during races in the lead-up to Tokyo 2020. Photo: AFP
Noah Lyles has made multiple political statements during races in the lead-up to Tokyo 2020. Photo: AFP
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