Did you not read the full article? "The President's Office responded to the report saying that "the president is not elevated above anyone else and if there are rules that only athletes can sleep in the Olympic village, we respect that." " A request was made and it sounds as though the President respected the response despite how the media may play it up. I don't see anything here about demands in this article.
Iranian parliamentary panel gives conditional nod to nuke deal (Reuters)
from the article: Shimon Peres cancels Olympics trip over Shabbat observance