If Saudi Arabia insists on remaining the last holdout against allowing females to com­pete, their invi­ta­tion to Britain is revoked.

You’ve got a single country that’s being intran­si­gent,” Martha Davis, a law pro­fessor at North­eastern Uni­ver­sity who spe­cial­izes in women’s rights, said Thursday.

Cer­tainly in the past, after years of apartheid, the Olympic bureau­cracy was able to take a stand against a racist nation. Here, we’ve got a country sin­gu­larly out of step with the rest of the world. It’s really time for the IOC to take a bolder stand against that.”

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