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COC says current danger to athletes prompted decision to withdraw from July Olympics

CBC.ca Monday, 23 March 2020 ()
David Shoemaker, the chief executive officer of the Canadian Olympic Committee, said Monday the global COVID-19 pandemic is "bigger than sport" and the organization felt it had no choice but to lobby for a postponement of the Tokyo Olympics and withhold Team Canada if the Games begin as scheduled in July.
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