Finally, after a lot of speculation, it seems very likely that the Summer Olympics will be postponed.  Even though there is hope that the COVID-19 coronavirus will be contained by the time the Olympics would take place, the concern is that the athletes won't be ready.  The training options are very limited and by the time they are able to train to be "Olympic ready" there wouldn't be enough time.

This decision is prompted by Canada bailing out, according to an article in the Washington Post...

And it's probable that other countries would do the same.  There have been 3 other times when the Olympics have been cancelled.  1916, 1940 and 1944.  These were all because of World Wars.

An official statement should be coming soon.

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