Strong voices like Megan Rapinoe’s are good for sports: German athlete body chief

FILE PHOTO: Megan Rapinoe of the U.S. celebrates scoring their first goal during the France v United States game during the Women's World Cup Quarter Final at Parc des Princes, Paris, France June 28, 2019. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier/File Photo

(Reuters) – Athletes are not just sports role models and should speak out about social and political issues just like U.S. soccer player Megan Rapinoe at last year’s World Cup, the CEO of independent German athletes’ association Athleten Deutschland said. Johannes Herber said on Wednesday the International Olympic Committee’s Rule 50 which banned any political […]

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