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Amerikaanse voetballers mogen voortaan knielen als protest tegen racisme

Knielen tijdens het volkslied is niet langer verboden in het Amerikaanse voetbal. Het IOC houdt juist vast aan het geldende verbod op het maken van protestgebaren.
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