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Rules Are In Place To Stop Athletes At Winter Olympics From Kneeling In Protest

Politics and sports have intertwined more than ever this year, and it would be naive to think that it wouldn’t trickle over from the NFL season with its kneeling protest to the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang. But unlike with the NFL, the Olympic Committee (IOC) have a rule on the books that would prohibit any kind of protest. However, the United States Olympic Committee is still deciding what to do if someone kneels or protests in another way, and the Olympic games have an ugly history of what happens to athletes who do protest on the medal stand.
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