Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics: Tributes to dead skier Sarah Burke banned by IOC

Sochi athletes have been banned from paying tribute to Canadian freestyle skier Sarah Burke (Picture: AP) Competitors at the Winter Olympics have been banned from paying tribute to Canadian freestyle skier Sarah Burke, who died in an accident last month. The International Olympic Committee says they cannot wear armbands as a mark of respect, and left snowboarder Torah Bright stunned after the Australian was told she would not be allowed to use a sticker as a way of remembering her friend. ‘For us it isn’t a question of what is appropriate,’ said...

Published By: Metro Sport - Monday, 10 February, 2014 - Read more...


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