March 23, 2020
The CCES Applauds COC and CPC and Recommends the Postponement of the Tokyo Olympic/Paralympic Games
Ontario – March 23, 2020) – The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport
(CCES) applauds the Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) and the Canadian
Paralympic Committee (CPC) for the bold leadership they have
demonstrated in deciding not to send Canadian teams
to the Tokyo Games if they are held this summer.
The CCES also recommends that the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) immediately postpone the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games until the World Health Organization (WHO) advises that the threat of coronavirus is sufficiently contained.