Despite the ban, will athletes protest at the Tokyo Olympics?

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Two people are shown standing at a railing next to a body of water where the Olympic rings are in the destance illuminated in white.

People look out on the Olympic rings float in the water in the Odaiba section in Tokyo, Dec. 1, 2020.

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After an 11-month review process, the International Olympic Committee’s 17-person Athletes' Commission has reiterated their support for a ban on protests and demonstrations at official ceremonies, on the field of play and on podiums.

But commission chair Kirsty Coventry says defining what the punishment for these protests looks like is not her responsibility.

The World's Bianca Hillier reports on how this may play out in Tokyo this summer.

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