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FILE - In this June 3, 2020, photo, the Olympic rings float in the water at sunset in the Odaiba section in Tokyo. Masa Takaya, the spokesman for the Tokyo Olympics, said Thursday, July 9, 2020, he’s confident the postponed games can be held in 2021 despite a recent poll in Japan in which 77% of respondents said they did not believe the games could be held next year. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko, File)

Track group calls for change of Olympic protest rule

Jul. 17, 2020 5:31 AM EDT

Leaders of a newly formed athletes group are calling for a change to the rule that bans certain protests at the Olympics, saying it “is in fact preventing athletes from displaying Olympism at the Olympic Games.” The board of The Athletics Association, a group of track and field athletes that formed...

Track champs seek bigger voice, form athletes' rights group

Jul. 16, 2020 4:50 PM EDT

A group of track and field champions is spearheading a new organization designed to give athletes a greater voice in their sport. Two-time Olympic triple jump champion Christian Taylor is the president of The Athletics Association, which is seeking more say in key decisions made by the sport's leaders. Taylor and...