Chinese gold medalists could be in trouble with IOC for wearing Mao pins

IOC is also looking into the gesture made by USA shotput silver medalist Raven Saunders for a possible violation of Rule 50

A First for International Athletes Forum

(ATR) The 10th International Athletes Forum goes virtual, celebrating the 40th anniversary of the IOC Athletes Commission.

No Podium Protests Allowed at Tokyo 2020

(ATR) A clear majority of Olympic athletes want to continue to keep protests out of competition or ceremonial areas.

IOC Athletes' Commission's recommendations on Rule 50 and Athlete Expression at the Olympic Games fully endorsed by the IOC Executive Board

ATR Radio: Race Imboden Pushes for Olympic Protests

(ATR) U.S. fencer Race Imboden says Tokyo 2020 could be the scene of a wave of athlete protests on an unprecedented level.

Standing Up for the Athletes

(ATR) A Q&A with Maximilian Klein of Athleten Deutschland, who updates efforts on behalf of athletes on a number of issues. 

USOPC Backs Changes by U.S. Congress

(ATR) USOPC leader downplays possible IOC conflict over legislation awaiting signature of President Donald Trump.

Coe Visits Tokyo

(ATR) World Athletics President Sebastian Coe reiterates support of athletes kneeling on the podium during stadium tour.

Blanket restriction of freedom of expression unacceptable

Top Story Replay: Canadian Athletes Offer Rule 50 Changes

(ATR) The COC Athletes' Commission has seven recommendations on the IOC rule protecting the neutrality of sport.

Canadian Athletes Offer Rule 50 Changes

(ATR) The COC Athletes' Commission has seven recommendations on the IOC rule protecting the neutrality of sport.

Top Story Replay: Racial Reckoning Collides with Sports

Stephen Wilson reports on what's next for Rule 50 and Olympic protests.

Wilson's World: Racial Reckoning Collides with Sports

Stephen Wilson reports on what's next for Rule 50 and Olympic protests.

Global Athlete: Sport Rules Never Supercede Human Rights

US Olympians Develop Protest Plans, Push for Equality

(ATR) Mexico City protest legend John Carlos among those tapped to advise US Olympic and Paralympic Committee.

USOPC and AAC convene Team USA Council on Racial and Social Justice

#ICYMI: USOPC Progress; Irish Athletes on Rule 50; AIBA Congress

#ICYMI -- In Case You Missed It ... Sometimes the best stories don't get the attention we think they deserve.

Ireland Supports Rule 50 Reforms

(ATR) Irish Olympians and Olympic hopefuls say athletes should be allowed to protest but with some restrictions.

Weighing In on Rule 50

(ATR) Australian athletes are overwhelmingly against protests during Olympic competition or on the medal podium.

#ICYMI: Panam Sports Athletes; Fallout From Postponed Dakar 2022

#ICYMI -- In Case You Missed It ... Sometimes the best stories don't get the attention we think they deserve.

#ICYMI: CACSO Will Meet to Save 2022 Games

#ICYMI -- In Case You Missed It ... Sometimes the best stories don't get the attention we think they deserve.

Putting Athletes First

(ATR) Panam Sports Athlete Commission president Aliann Pompey says the pandemic makes it "even more important" to engage.

ATRadio: Leaps of Faith - Double Olympic Champion Christian Taylor

(ATR) The two-time defending Olympic gold medalist in the triple jump has lofty ambitions both on and off the track.

Wilson's World: IOC VP Anita DeFrantz Discusses Tokyo 2020, Rule 50 and Moscow Boycott

The long-time IOC member from the USA speaks with Stephen Wilson ahead of a series of IOC virtual meetings this week.

#ICYMI: Remembering Mike Moran; IPC President 'Pleased' With Tokyo Plans

#ICYMI -- In Case You Missed It ... Sometimes the best stories don't get the attention we think they deserve.

IPC Boss 'Pleased' With Plans for Delayed Paralympics

(ATR) International Paralympic Committee president Andrew Parsons says he is reassured by Tokyo 2020's virtual presentation.

#ICYMI: Challenges of the 'post Covid-19' Olympic Movement Discussed

#ICYMI -- In Case You Missed It ... Sometimes the best stories don't get the attention we think they deserve.

Global Athlete calls for the IOC and IPC to immediately abolish Olympic Charter Rule 50

Pour Global Athlete, le CIO viole les droits de l'homme

FrancsJeux reports en francais activist athlete organization says IOC, IPC are violating athlete rights ... 

Wilson's World: Catching up with Donna de Varona

The double Olympic champion reflects on Tokyo 1964 and the current debate on athlete protests with Stephen Wilson.