No Podium Protesting at 2021 Olympics

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The International Olympic Committee has put out clearer guidelines in terms of political protesting at the 2021 Olympics, stating that protests are allowed before an Olympic event but prohibited while on the podium and during competition. However, these political protests before competition or a podium ceremony must meet four different criteria, these are listed in the article. If an athlete chooses to ignore these rules they could potentially face disciplinary hearings led by the IOC.