Official Olympic social media channels additionally didn’t embrace photos of the athlete activism.
“The IOC is protecting the Video games on its owned and operated platforms and such moments shall be included as nicely,” the Olympic physique stated Thursday in an obvious change of coverage.
Host Japan beat Mexico 3-2 in softball to enhance to 2-0 on the Tokyo Video games.
Mana Atsumi’s squeeze bunt single with one out within the eighth inning scored automated runner Eri Yamada.
Haruka Agatsuma’s grounder to second off Danielle O’Toole superior Yamada to 3rd, and Atsumi bunted on a 0-1 pitch. Yamada was working on the pitch and slid dwelling forward of Amanda Sanchez’s throw.
Mexico, 0-2 at its first Olympics, tied the rating 2-2 when Yamada dropped Anissa Urtez’s fly to middle within the seventh inning for what was dominated a single.
One of many social media sensations of the Rio Olympics received’t be competing in Tokyo. Namibia’s Dan Craven examined constructive for COVID-19 in Spain, the place the previous skilled bike owner lives together with his household.
Much more devastating was the timing of it.
Craven advised The Namibian newspaper that he had been attempting to obtain a COVID-19 vaccine via Spain’s nationwide well being care system, “however the bureaucratic system to get registered has simply been loopy.”