P!NK could become the saviour of Norway's Female Handball Team.
The team are embarking on the Olympic adventure, but a decision regarding their uniform has sparked accusations of sexism.
After declining to wear bikini bottoms, the team were fined following their bronze medal match against Spain - and could be forced to pay $1,765.28.
The amount boils down to around 150 euros per player, with the fine handed down by European Handball Federation for wearing shorts instead of bikini bottoms.
The controversial rules currently state that “female athletes must wear bikini bottoms… with a close fit and cut on an upward angle toward the top of the leg. The side width must be of a maximum of 10 centimetres.”
P!NK has lashed out, accusing the European Handball Federation of sexism, and offered to pay the fine herself:
I’m VERY proud of the Norwegian female beach handball team FOR PROTESTING THE VERY SEXIST RULES ABOUT THEIR “uniform”. The European handball federation SHOULD BE FINED FOR SEXISM. Good on ya, ladies. I’ll be happy to pay your fines for you. Keep it up.— P!nk (@Pink) July 25, 2021
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