We’d suggest the rest of the World jump onboard with this, and they probably will. Well, except the good ‘ol U S of A, led by the Idiot-in-chief. Is he still calling it a “Democratic hoax”? No? Well, how does this sound? Stable genius.
The Canadian Olympic Committee and Canadian Paralympic Committee say they will not send athletes to compete in Tokyo if the Games go ahead as scheduled, set to begin on July 24th.
Backed by the Athletes’ Commissions, National Sports Organizations and the Government of Canada, the COC and CPC say they have “made the difficult decision to not send Canadian teams to the Olympic and Paralympic Games in the summer of 2020.”
“The COC and CPC urgently call on the International Olympic Committee (IOC), the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) and the World Health Organization (WHO) to postpone the Games for one year and we offer them our full support in helping navigate all the complexities that rescheduling the Games will bring. While we recognize the inherent complexities around a postponement, nothing is more important than the health and safety of our athletes and the world community,” the statement said.
The two Committees say this decision is not solely about athlete health, but that it is about public health as well. Read on.