The Japanese Olympic Committee is telling athletes competing at the Turin Winter Olympic Games not to open web logs because the Olympic Charter bans athletes' journalist activities when the games are on, and violators will be disqualified.
After Kentaro Minagawa (Albirex Niigata) finished fourth in the Men's World Cup Slalom in Wengen, Switzerland, on Jan 15, he updated his blog the next day. He wrote: "This evening, I am relaxing since my event finished yesterday. Next time, I want to win. I want to ski faster than anybody else."