"I wouldn't have done what he did," Saunders said. "I would have done things different and I think a lot of people would have."
New York isn't expected to reach an agreement with its first-round draft pick after a physical revealed arm health concerns.
It was Ocon's second podium finish, while Max Verstappen placed 10th after a first-lap crash that caused five racers to retire.
Krystsina Tsimanouskaya said was taken to the airport in Tokyo against her wishes after she made comments criticizing her national team coaches.
Qatar's Mutaz Barshim and Italy's Gianmarco Tamberi did not have any misses through 2.37m and chose not to have a jump-off.
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On Sunday, the competitors in Tokyo, including the medalists on the vault, spoke out against the rule, citing the injury risk it presents.
Lamont Marcell Jacobs made history with his stunning win as the first Italian man to win the men's 100 meters at the Olympics.