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IOC: Russia’s anti-gay laws do not affect Olympic Charter

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  1. Yes, they do (how convenient though to be able to warp reality to serve agenda). Will not watch, will be taking note of sponsors and future endorsements. Screw the Olympics and the quisling scum of the IOC.

  2. Paragraph 6 of the IOC’s ‘Fundamental Principles of Olympism” states: “Any form of discrimination with regard to a country or a person on grounds of race,
    religion, politics, gender or otherwise is incompatible with belonging to the Olympic
    Movement.”
    Heterosexuals have not been targetted for special attention under any laws regarding ‘promotion’. Therefore, Russia is in DIRECT contravention of the IOC’s rules and should be kicked out of the Olympic movement, forthwith.

  3. Kate Griffiths 26 Sep 2013, 1:06pm

    Yet the IOC’s own rules discriminate against trans atheltes

  4. IOC, International Olympic Corruption.

    “Everything is really magnificent,” Really means, Putin and his cronies have paid us tones of hush money.

    “As long as the Olympic Charter is respected, we are satisfied,” Really means, we don’t give a stuff because we can swim in money.

  5. Come to our dinner party. Please ignore the beaten person in the corner. We have “strong assurances” the blood won’t get into your food.

  6. Oh, that’s right, please do go on. Tell us more about the idea of “human dignity” and how it does not apply to gay people, as though we’re not actually human like everyone else.
    Is there any other human stuff that the IOC would like to say does not apply to LGBT people?

  7. Who trusts the IOC on this?

    May they are more of the problem than Russia.

  8. Bollocks

  9. When reading this latest statement by the IOC keep two things in mind:

    1) They said the same thing about the laws of Nazi Germany and China and;

    2) Wearing a rainbow pin or having rainbow coloured fingernails while competing IS an unacceptable violation of the Olympic Charter that they will enforce rigorously.

    The IOC should be disbanded and started over from scratch!

  10. Benjamin Bee 26 Sep 2013, 6:23pm

    Boycott everyone and everything that participates in Sochi. Boycott all sexism in games everywhere

  11. Art Pearson 26 Sep 2013, 8:10pm

    Well, that’s a no-brainer eh. The IOC charter MUST be amended to protect the rights of ALL people.

    1. barriejohn 27 Sep 2013, 8:26am

      I don’t believe that it needs major changes – just enforcing properly!

  12. barriejohn 27 Sep 2013, 8:24am

    I was about to say: “Gullible fools”, but that wouldn’t be true, would it, as their eyes are wide open? “Liars and hypocrites”, perhaps, but that’s par for the course where those who control major sporting events today are concerned.

  13. That tells you that those prats at the IOC cant read.IDIOTS

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