International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach has warned the Olympics should not be "a marketplace of demonstrations".
German athlete body Athleten Deutschland has told the International Olympic Committee's (IOC) Athletes' Commission that a change to Rule 50 is imperative.
Caribbean Association of National Olympic Committees (CANOC) President Brian Lewis believes that Thomas Bach's Opening Ceremony speech at Sochi 2014 was at odds with Rule 50.
Canadian Olympic Committee Athletes’ Commission seeks Rule 50 clarity and "protected spaces" for demonstrations
Clarity on what the International Olympic Committee (IOC) deems a "demonstration" and the establishment of an area where athletes can protest are among seven recommendations the Canadian Olympic Committee Athletes’ Commission (COC AC) has published in relation to the controversial Rule 50.
A survey carried out by the German Olympic Sports Confederation (DOSB) has suggested more than half of respondents agreed with the rules governing expression of opinion during the Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Caribbean Association of National Olympic Committees President Brian Lewis has questioned whether sport leaders can be trusted to act on issues such as racism and sexism.
Alan Hubbard: Time athletes were given a louder voice in having their say in such a critical time for sport
A couple of items in insidethegames bulletins recently have caught my eye because of their significance in these turbulent times for those who compete in sport as opposed to those who control it.
Los Angeles 2028 chairperson Casey Wasserman has called for the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to be "thoughtful and aggressive" in moving towards changes to Rule 50.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) Athletes’ Commission hopes to finalise a Rule 50 recommendation in the first quarter of 2021, following a consultation process with athletes from across the world.
Majority of Irish athletes against podium protests but believe Rule 50 should be relaxed, survey finds
Irish athletes who responded to a survey on the International Olympic Committee's (IOC) controversial Rule 50 have indicated there should be scope for "considerate protests" at the Olympic Games – but believe the podium is not the place for demonstrations.
Los Angeles 2028 chairperson Casey Wasserman has reportedly written to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to advocate for changes to be made to the controversial Rule 50 of the Olympic Charter.
Exclusive: IOC Athletes’ Commission considering Opening Ceremony minute’s silence as protest solution for Tokyo 2020
A minute’s silence at the Opening Ceremony of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics is one of the options being considered within International Olympic Committee (IOC) circles as the debate intensifies over Rule 50, which currently forbids political protests made at any Olympic sites.
Mark England, the Tokyo 2020 Chef de Mission for the British Olympic Association (BOA), has said he expects a reduction in the number of staff travelling to the Games next year in response to financial constraints caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) Athletes' Commission is to widen its consultation process on protests at the Olympic Games by launching a survey to gain feedback from a greater number of athletes.
The Panam Sports Athletes' Commission has held a meeting on Rule 50, with potential modifications rather than abolishment the focus of discussions.