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Canada withdraws from 2020 Olympics over virus

Mar 23, 2020 11:08 IST

Canada has announced that it will not send teams to the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games. The Australian Olympic Committee has meanwhile, told its athletes to prepare for the Tokyo games in 2021, according to reports by ABC network. Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has for the first time acknowledged that the Tokyo Olympic games may have to be postponed. Speaking in the Japanese parliament, Abe said a postponement might have to be considered if the games cannot be held safely due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

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