Original title: Canada withdraws from the Tokyo Olympic Games.
Source: China Daily. The
Canadian Olympic Committee announced on its official website that Canada would not send a team to participate in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics because of concerns about the risk of new crown pneumonia. The announcement said that with the support of the Canadian Athlete Committee, National Sports Organization and the Canadian Government, the Canadian Olympic Committee and the Paralympic Committee have made a difficult decision and will not send the Canadian team to Tokyo in the summer of 2020. Olympic Games.
The statement stated that the Canadian Olympic Committee and the Paralympic Committee urgently called on the International Olympic Committee, the International Paralympic Committee, and the World Health Organization to postpone the Tokyo Olympic Games for one year, and Canada will give full support to assist in the adjustment of the session. The statement said, “Nothing is more important than the health and safety of athletes and the international community.”