Canada (and coronavirus) may have killed the Olympics

It’s very rare that Canada leads the world in anything, but on Sunday night the Canadian Olympic Committee became the first to announce that if the Tokyo Olympics proceeded as scheduled, we wouldn’t be sending anyone to compete under the maple leaf.

Australia followed suit and then on Monday, March 23, Canadian International Olympic Committee member Dick Pound, became the first to announce that it’s almost inevitable that the 2020 Tokyo Olympics will be at least postponed.
Produced by John Richardson and Tristin Hopper
Edit & Photo illustration: John Richardson


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