USA Swimming asks for Olympics postponement

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A woman walks past a large display promoting the Tokyo 2020 Olympics in Tokyo, Friday, March 13, 2020. U.S. President Donald Trump’s suggestion to postpone the Tokyo Olympics for a year because of the spreading coronavirus was immediately shot down by Japan’s Olympic minister. For most people, the new coronavirus causes only mild or moderate symptoms. For some it can cause more severe illness. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KSNT) – USA Swimming asked the US Olympic and Paralympic Committee to advocate for the 2020 Olympics to be postponed.

This comes as Olympic leaders continue to delay making a decision about canceling this year’s competition, despite other sporting organizations like the NCAA, NBA, MLS, and NHL postpone or cancel their upcoming contests.

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