Current IOC guidelines prohibit any form of protest at the Olympics, including kneeling, raising a fist, or refusing to follow protocol at medal ceremonies.
“The IOC Executive Board supports the IOC Athletes’ Commission’s initiative to explore different ways in which Olympic athletes can express their support for the principles set out in the Olympic Charter, including during the Olympic Games, and respecting the Olympic spirit,” the IOC President said Wednesday. Thomas Bach.
“A framework has been set and now let the Athletes’ Commission and the athletes talk to each other and make appropriate proposals.”
Berry was given the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee for 12 months for raising her hand while playing the anthem. She told CNN that it was “extremely devastating” to cut her income.