March 20, 2020—
The Norwegian Sports Federation (NIF) has sent a letter to the International Olympic Committee (IOC), advocating that the 2020 Olympics, set to take place in Tokyo, are postponed until the COVID-19 pandemic is under control. Additionally, the letter, sent to IOC president Thomas Bach, also asks for insights into the decision-making process the IOC is using for the final decision on whether to move forward with the 2020 Olympics as scheduled or not. NIF president Berit Kjøll states in the letter, “Given the highly unresolved situation in Norway and the world at large, it is neither ju ...
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