Athletes Face Ban Over Tibet Flags

Athletes Face Ban Over Tibet Flags

Athletes who display Tibetan flags during the Beijing Olympics face being kicked out of the Games - even if they are placed in their bedrooms.

Tibetan flag
Olympic ban: The Tibetan flag

The expulsion threat applies to any of the venues used during the sporting spectacular.

A spokeswoman said this covers the village, where competitors will stay.

She said: "It is an Olympic venue so it falls under the same rules and regulations of any venue.

"Anything in there would be judged on whether it was a provocative propaganda initiative."

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Anti-China protesters in Paris have forced French officials to extinguish the Olympic torch three times.

The torch, circled, can been seen without a flame.

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