IOC awaiting clarification from Russia on anti-gay law

The president of the International Olympic Committee has said he is waiting for clarification from the Russian government on the anti-gay law that is overshadowing preparations for the Winter Games in Sochi.

"We are waiting for the clarifications before having the final judgement," Jacques Rogge told reporters.

"The Olympic charter is clear," Rogge said. "A sport is a human right and it should be available to all, regardless of race, sex or sexual orientation."

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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.