Canada pulls out of 2020 Olympic Games as pressure mounts on Tokyo

Canada pulls out of 2020 Olympic Games as pressure mounts on Tokyo

The Canadian Olympic Committee said on Sunday that Team Canada will not participate in the Olympic and Paralympic Games in the summer of 2020 due to the coronavirus outbreak. Their announcement came after Japanese PM Shinzo Abe admitted that the games could be postponed. The Australian team has also said it was ’clear’ the games could not go ahead, and told its athletes to prepare for a 2021 games

Simone
Simone
The Light
The Light 2 weeks

Reschedule the Olympics a year or two later but please don't fucking cancel it for the love of Japan one of the greatest nations on the face of this planet...it would just give China too much pleasure to let them have that.

Daniel McEwen
Daniel McEwen 2 weeks

They should be doing it all every four years like they used to. Here's a prime opportunity to make that happen.

Mutatis
Mutatis 2 weeks

Why make such drama about an event that is months away? At this point we have no idea what the existing circumstance will be in July.

Seekster
Seekster 2 weeks

Official word is that the Olympics have been postponed until 2021.

Liberty, Eh?
Liberty, Eh? 2 weeks

We really do better in the winter Olympics anyway.

RJ of Cthulhu
RJ of Cthulhu 2 weeks

This is like in plague inc when the World decides whether or not to continue with the Brazil olympics

Midgetelf
Midgetelf 2 weeks

Just change it to next year.

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