As Taiwan prepares for November 24’s referendum on changing the name of its team at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics from Chinese Taipei to Taiwan, the International Olympic Committee warns it will take a dim view of the move and that it may lead to the team’s suspension from international competition. Picture: EPA

Taiwan warned it could be kicked out of Olympics if name change that angers Beijing goes ahead

  • As Taiwan prepares to vote on plan to abandon Chinese Taipei for Tokyo 2020, Games committee warns ‘yes’ would have serious consequences
  • Beijing says Taiwanese athletes will be the ones to suffer and warns of their withdrawal from international competitions
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As Taiwan prepares for November 24’s referendum on changing the name of its team at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics from Chinese Taipei to Taiwan, the International Olympic Committee warns it will take a dim view of the move and that it may lead to the team’s suspension from international competition. Picture: EPA
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