Athletes looking to express their political or social views at the upcoming 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo will have to deal with a new set of guidelines covering what is and is not allowed.
The no-no list includes any signs, armbands and hand gestures. It prohibits taking a knee or otherwise failing to adhere to strict protocol during the medal ceremony.
The International Olympic Committee issued the three-page update relating to its Rule 50 during a meeting between the executive board and the athletes commission in Lausanne, Switzerland, on Thursday.
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