IOC Proposes Gay-Inclusive Antibias Language for Olympic Charter
November 18 2014 6:36 PM ET

IOC Proposes Gay-Inclusive Antibias Language for Olympic Charter

Annie Hollenbeck

The proposal, announced today, is one of 40 recommendations the International Olympic Committee will vote on in December.

IOC Member Says Russia's 'Antigay Stuff' Is Overblown
January 30 2014 2:53 PM ET

IOC Member Says Russia's 'Antigay Stuff' Is Overblown

Sunnivie Brydum

Canadian International Olympic Committee member Dick Pound says he doesn't agree with Russia's 'gay propaganda' ban, but other countries have much worse laws penalizing LGBT people.

Top Russian Official Says Olympic Athletes Cannot Protest
January 30 2014 1:52 PM ET

Top Russian Official Says Olympic Athletes Cannot Protest

Sunnivie Brydum

The statement appears to contradict assurances made Monday by the president of the International Olympic Committee that athletes could make political statements at press conferences in Sochi.

IOC President Won't Meet With LGBT Activists in Russia
October 30 2013 4:10 PM ET

IOC President Won't Meet With LGBT Activists in Russia

Sunnivie Brydum

But Thomas Bach did propose an alternate meeting with Russian activists at the IOC's headquarters in Switzerland.

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