Canada’s Shea Weber, trips over USA forward David Backes during the third period of a men’s semifinal hockey game at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. NHL players will not take part in the upcoming Winter Olympics in Beijing. Photo: AP
Canada’s Shea Weber, trips over USA forward David Backes during the third period of a men’s semifinal hockey game at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. NHL players will not take part in the upcoming Winter Olympics in Beijing. Photo: AP

Beijing 2022: NHL says Winter Olympics ‘no longer feasible’ for its players because of Covid-19 surge

  • National Hockey League releases statement confirming it will not send players to China for men’s ice hockey competition
  • NHL commissioner blames ‘profound disruption’ to regular-season schedule caused by sharp rise in coronavirus cases

Topic |   Beijing Winter Olympics 2022
Canada’s Shea Weber, trips over USA forward David Backes during the third period of a men’s semifinal hockey game at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. NHL players will not take part in the upcoming Winter Olympics in Beijing. Photo: AP
Canada’s Shea Weber, trips over USA forward David Backes during the third period of a men’s semifinal hockey game at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. NHL players will not take part in the upcoming Winter Olympics in Beijing. Photo: AP
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