Peter Norman: unsung hero of the 1968 Olympic protest

The Australian sprinter stood in solidarity with Tommie Smith and John Carlos at the Olympics in Mexico City

IOC maintains stance against protests during the Olympics

The IOC continues to support Rule 50, which bans any sort of political protest during the Olympic Games

Olympic civil rights leader John Carlos turns 75

Carlos and Smith, whose birthdays are one day apart, turn 75 and 76 this week