Olympic Games social media team employees are not allowed to share photos of kneeling athletes. This is what the organization ordered them to do, according to the British newspaper Watchman Wednesday. According to one of the participants, the message was transmitted from above in the run-up to the football match between the women’s teams of Great Britain and Chile. Athletes all over the world in all kinds of sports kneel in front of their competition to draw attention to racism.
Although pictures of British and Chilean footballers kneeling were shown on TV and the same thing happened a few hours after the US-Sweden match, no photos or videos appeared on the games’ official Facebook, Instagram and Twitter accounts. …the same is true for the live blog on the Tokyo 2020 website and IOC channels. A spokesperson for the organization wanted it Watchman He did not respond to the report but said the athletes’ kneeling had “widespread television coverage” around the world.
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