IOC suspends North Korea from Beijing Olympics

IOC suspends North Korea from Beijing Olympics

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Category : Sports Published on: September 15 2021

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·         North Korea has been formally suspended from the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) as a punishment for refusing to send a team to the Tokyo Games, citing the COVID-19 pandemic.

·         IOC President Thomas Bach said North Korea's national Olympic body would also forfeit money owed from the previous Olympics.

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v  Headquarters: Lausanne, Switzerland

v  President: Thomas Bach

v  Founded: 23 June 1894 (Paris, France)

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