Fry calls for protest symbol

Stephen Fry says athletes at the Winter Olympics in Sochi should create a "symbol" during the Games to show support for gay people in Russia. David Cameron said he believes it would be better to "challenge prejudice" rather than boycott the event.

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British Olympic official: Boycotts only penalise athletes

A spokesman for the British Olympic Association has said his organisation believes a boycott of the Winter Olympics in Sochi would serve only to "penalise athletes".

Darryl Seibel told ITV News that Olympic bosses are monitoring the situation in Russia closely and that the safety of athletes is a top priority.

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