Posts Tagged: Games

Black Lives Matter

Olympic Ban: No ‘Black Lives Matter’ Apparel Allowed

The postponed 2020 Summer Olympics are set to start in July with a new warning for athletes.  The International Olympic Committee has specifically banned the slogan “Black Lives Matter’” from any athlete’s clothing or gear.  It’s part of the IOC’s long-standing rules about no political demonstrations on the playing field, medal stand, or during official ceremonies.  Words like “peace”, “respect”, “solidarity”,… Read more »

Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games Postponed

Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and IOC President Thomas Bach, both agreed to postpone the 2020 Olympic Games that was due to begin on July 24th. They both agreed that the Olympic Games will begin no later than summer 2021 due to the massive spread of the coronavirus. “In the present circumstances and based on… Read more »