We wanted to know if our followers thought the 2020 Tokyo Olympics should be canceled. It seems that our followers and the IOC agree. 78% of respondents said they believe the Olympics should be canceled.

COVID-19 has caused the cancellation of hundreds of sporting events, conferences and other events. However, until recently, there was a question about if the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo Should be Cancelled.

On March 23rd, Canada and Australia announced that they would not be sending athletes to compete in the Olympics, sealing the fate of the event for 2020. On March 24th, Japan’s prime minister, Shinzo Abe, announced that he and the International Olympic Committee president, Thomas Bach, had agreed to postpone the 2020 Tokyo games until 2021. Regardless, the games will continue to be referred to as the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games.

Facebook Post: Athletes are beginning to speak up about the cancellation of the 2020 #Olympics due to the recent #Coronavirus. What do you think: Should the Olympics be canceled this year? Or should the show go on? Let us know!
Facebook Poll Results: 73% for 100% CANCEL, 27% for SHOW MUST GO ON
Tweet: Athletes are beginning to speak up about the cancellation of the 2020 #Olympics due to the recent #Coronavirus. What do you think: Should the Olympics be canceled this year? Or should the show go on? Let us know!
Twitter Poll Results: 81.8% for 100% CANCEL, 18.2%% for SHOW MUST GO ON

However, it seems our followers have changed their tune as the effects of this devastating pandemic have become more clear. Last week, 52.82% of our fans stated they would attend sporting events during the Coronavirus.

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