International Olympic Committee member Dick Pound (left) speaking to journalists in Rio de Janeiro. Photo: Getty Images
International Olympic Committee member Dick Pound (left) speaking to journalists in Rio de Janeiro. Photo: Getty Images

IOC’s Dick Pound says Covid-19 is a real concern for Beijing 2022 but only a ‘slim chance’ Winter Games will be cancelled or postponed

  • Pound is the first high-profile member of the IOC to publicly talk about the coronavirus threat to the Winter Olympics, though he is confident the Games will go ahead
  • Canadian Olympic Committee CEO David Shoemaker said he was “worried” about the Winter Olympics taking place because of the global surge in Omicron cases

Topic |   Beijing Winter Olympics 2022
International Olympic Committee member Dick Pound (left) speaking to journalists in Rio de Janeiro. Photo: Getty Images
International Olympic Committee member Dick Pound (left) speaking to journalists in Rio de Janeiro. Photo: Getty Images
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