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Pink offers to pay fine for Norwegian women’s beach handball team who wore shorts instead of bikini

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singer pink offered on sunday to pay the norwegian women’s peach and ball team’s fine for not wearing bikini bottoms and instead showing up to a tournament in shorts in a tweet pink supported the team’s protest against sexist guidelines and wrote the european handball federation should be fined for sexism adding ill be happy to pay your fines for you keep it up the team turned up in shorts during its match against spain for the bronze medal at the euro 2021 tournament on july 18 and was fined 1 500 euros 1766. over what the european handball federation called a case of improper clothing according to the international handball federation male athletes are allowed to wear shorts that end about four inches above the kneecap in contrast female athletes must wear midriff bearing tops and bikini bottoms with a close fit and cut on an upward angle toward the top of the leg tennis icon billie jean king also spoke out against the fine tweeting that the sexualization of women athletes must stop the norwegian team had petitioned from the start of the tournament to wear shorts norwegian handball federation president caregirlio told nbc news but the european handball federation had threatened the team with a fine or disqualification the team however persisted and showed up for the games in shorts which they train in instead of the mandated bikini bottoms in an instagram post the norwegian handball association voiced its support for the women’s team we will continue to fight to change the international regulations for clothing so that players can play in the clothes they are comfortable with the team wrote meanwhile talita stone who calls herself an aussie sports loving woman living in norway started a petition last week to the international handball federation on change.org to drop the fine and let them wear shorts it has been signed more than 15 000 times as of the time of writing


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Pink offers to pay fine for Norwegian women\'s beach handball team who wore shorts instead of bikini
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