Megan Rapinoe kneels during the US National Anthem prior to the match between the 2016 United States and the Netherlands Atlanta, Georgia. Photo: AFP
Jonathan White
Opinion

Opinion

Faster, Higher, Stronger by Jonathan White

Tokyo 2020: Olympics needs to stand up for athletes to take a knee

  • IOC have suggested they will look at ‘dignified’ protests at the rescheduled Tokyo Games but need to do more
  • Rule 50 bans athletes from raising a fist, kneeling and political messages in events or on podium
Megan Rapinoe kneels during the US National Anthem prior to the match between the 2016 United States and the Netherlands Atlanta, Georgia. Photo: AFP
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