Sumary of North Korea drops out of Tokyo Olympics amid coronavirus fears:
- North Korea has pulled out of this year Tokyo Olympics amid coronavirus fears – becoming the first country to do so..
- Advertising Read more A website run by the Sports Ministry said North Korea national Olympic Committee had made the decision on 25 March to protect its athletes from the “world public health crisis caused by Covid-19”..
- Despite Pyongyang’s claim that no coronavirus infections have been recorded in the country, North Korea has maintained strict border closures and quarantine rules..
- Organisers of the Tokyo Games, due to begin on 23 July, have rushed to put into place anti-virus measures to ensure the safety of both athletes and residents….