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Dick Pound: Tokyo Olympics Postponed
03-24-2020, 04:25 PM
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Dick Pound: Tokyo Olympics Postponed
Tokyo 2020 Games will be postponed due to COVID-19


Monday, March 23rd 2020, 2:34 pm - The International Olympic Committee has decided to postpone the Tokyo 2020 Summer Games because of the coronavirus pandemic, IOC member Dick Pound told USA Today.

Those who know, know! Big Grin
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03-24-2020, 04:39 PM
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Yeah, countries like Canada and Australia started pulling out today. the writing was on the wall.
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03-24-2020, 04:41 PM
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Akira was right.

SPOOKY

in volume 3 of the akira manga, the WHO called out Japan for its subpar pandemic response.
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03-24-2020, 05:55 PM
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I can't believe that they were still planning on going ahead until some major Countries pulled out.
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03-24-2020, 08:28 PM
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japan is very odd, perhaps they lack self confidence

usually advanced nations do not care about hosting the olympics

usually developing nations like hosting it so they can show the world how cool they are
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03-25-2020, 12:22 AM
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The Japanese have lost their Mojo. They have not recovered from Fukushima. The soul of the nation has been pierced. Very similar to what WWI did to England and France and WWII did to Germany.
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03-25-2020, 05:43 AM
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yeah.. they are definitely deflated as a whole.

sad, as they were one of the few countries to retain tradition yet go forward with technology at the same time
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03-25-2020, 06:07 AM
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among First World Nations, do the Olympics even still hold the same excitement as they once did?
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03-25-2020, 06:37 AM
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Dick Pound has always been one of the great handles in the Olympic bureaucracy.
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03-25-2020, 07:46 PM
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RE: Dick Pound: Tokyo Olympics Postponed
(03-25-2020 06:37 AM)Skookum Charlie Wrote:  Dick Pound has always been one of the great handles in the Olympic bureaucracy.

He's right up there with Misty Hymen.

I'm just trying to figure this shit out like you are.
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