The Canadian Press

2022-02-01 | SPORTS OLY Main Advance

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A Canadian team of 215 athletes will wear the Maple Leaf in the 2022 Winter Olympics that officially open with Friday's opening ceremonies in Beijing. The COVID-19 Omicron (OH'-mih-kron) variant wreaked havoc with athletes' preparation. Testing positive in Beijing could derail podium ambitions. Canadian Olympic Committee chief executive officer David Shoemaker says his organization stepped up pandemic strategies to get Canadians to the start line. (Shoemaker encourages Canadian athletes to march in Friday's opening ceremonies if their competition schedule allows for it.)

Date: 2022-02-01
Placeline: OTTAWA.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 15 seconds

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