Canada have become the first country to withdraw from this summer’s Olympic Games in Tokyo due to fluid situation with the global pandemic surrounding COVID 19, the announcement calls into question the viability of hosting the Canadian Grand Prix on June 21.

It was announced earlier today that the Azerbaijan Grand Prix in Baku has been postponed. The race has become the seventh race to either be cancelled or postponed.

The IOC have announced that they will make a decision by next month as to whether to postpone the games until 2021. The Summer Olympics are due to take place from July 24 to August 9.

 

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