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North Korea pulls out of Tokyo games over Covid-19 fears

ANKARA (Anadolu/PNA) – North Korea on Tuesday withdrew from the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games because of coronavirus fears, becoming the first country to formally exit the event. The decision was taken during a North Korean Olympic committee session in Pyongyang last month, Japan’s Kyodo News quoted a website run by North Korea’s Sports Ministry as saying. … Continue reading

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IOC back in Tokyo as world prepares for next year’s Games

IOC back in Tokyo as world prepares for next year’s Games For the first time since February 2020, the IOC’s Coordination Commission Chair, John Coates, returned to Japan with IOC President Thomas Bach for the joint International Olympic Committee (IOC), International Paralympic Committee (IPC) and Tokyo 2020 Project Review. The meetings, held between 16 and 18 November, … Continue reading