Dallas Stars centre Joe Pavelski celebrates after scoring against the Minnesota Wild in the first period of an NHL hockey game in Dallas, Texas on December 20. Photo: AP
Dallas Stars centre Joe Pavelski celebrates after scoring against the Minnesota Wild in the first period of an NHL hockey game in Dallas, Texas on December 20. Photo: AP

NHL to withdraw from Beijing Winter Olympics amid coronavirus surge: ESPN

  • The National Hockey League and the NHL Players’ Association have agreed that athletes will not participate in the 2022 Olympics in Beijing, ESPN reported
  • A virus outbreak has led the NHL to postpone games and pause the regular season, with numerous players in health and safety protocols

Topic |   Beijing Winter Olympics 2022
Dallas Stars centre Joe Pavelski celebrates after scoring against the Minnesota Wild in the first period of an NHL hockey game in Dallas, Texas on December 20. Photo: AP
Dallas Stars centre Joe Pavelski celebrates after scoring against the Minnesota Wild in the first period of an NHL hockey game in Dallas, Texas on December 20. Photo: AP
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