Tokyo Olympics: will activist athletes test the rules by protesting on podiums?

Fifty-three years after Tommie Smith and John Carlos’s medal podium protest in Mexico City, a new generation of activist athletes is poised to take centre stage at the Tokyo Olympics.US sprinters Smith and Carlos faced the ultimate sanction for their black-gloved salute of defiance in 1968, expelled from the Games in disgrace and returning home to be greeted by widespread opprobrium.But while attitudes to Smith and Carlos have shifted over time – the duo are now celebrated as civil rights…

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