Back in August 2004 NetworkWorld wrote: The International Olympic Committee has barred athletes, coaches and nearly everyone associated with a team from writing about their experiences for a newspaper or Web site – blogs included.
Pajamas Media would like to know if anything has changed. We would like to offer a blogging platform to Olympic athletes to give internet readers an inside view of the Winter Games. Something like this might not be the full story. The athletes deserve the right to express their own views.