Rotterdam Dressage, Jumping CHIO Canceled Amid Growing Moves to Postpone Olympics

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CHIO Rotterdam, a major international dressage and jumping competition scheduled for June 18-21, has been the latest equestrian event to be canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic while the Tokyo Olympic organization on Monday reported it has delayed the final payment deadline for accommodations by four weeks Read More

Canada, Australia Will Not Send Athletes to Tokyo Olympics Until Coronavirus Under Control

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Canada and Australia both declared Sunday their nations' athletes will not go to the Olympics in Tokyo in July because of the coronavirus or COVID-19 pandemic and appealed to the International Olympic Committee to postpone the Games. Norway earlier called for the Games to be postponed as did U.S. Swimming and U.S. Track and Field. Read More

Governments, Sports Bodies Grapple With Coronavirus Impact on Olympics

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The U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee and Athletes Advisory Council described as "an important step" the move by the International Olympic Committee to consider postponing the Tokyo Games. U.S. Swimming and U.S. Track and Field had already called for a delay in the Games, scheduled to start July 24. Read More

Olympic Games Postponement Among Steps Being Considered by International Olympic Committee

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Mar. 22, 2020 By KENNETH J. BRADDICK Postponement of the Olympic Games in Tokyo is being considered by the International Olympic Committee that announced a major shift in its position after what it announced Sunday as a review of steps to deal with “rapidly changing development of the health situation around the world.” The IOC Read More

Compiègne, France Nation’s Cup Planned USA Olympic Observation Event Canceled Along With Major Shows in Britain, Germany

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The Compiègne, France dressage Nations Cup that was one of two competitions for an American tour of Europe to prepare for the Olympics has been canceled along with major shows in Britain and Germany. Read More

Windsor & Hickstead International Dressage Shows Canceled, Wiesbaden Joins Hagen & Mannheim Cancelling in Germany

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Great Britain's Windsor CDI4* scheduled for mid-May and Hickstead CDI3* for late June as well as Wiesbaden CDI4*, a major German show in early June, have been canceled, according to the International Equestrian Federation calendar. Read More

US Olympic Dressage Team Selection Upended by Show Cancellations

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The United States Olympic selection program has been upended by the coronavirus pandemic with the prospects of a European tour to determine the dressage team dimmed by the growing number of show cancellations. Read More

Hundreds of Show Horses Booked to Return Home After Coronavirus Closes Wellington Dressage, Jumping, Polo

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Hundreds of show horses were booked to return to their homes after the coronavirus pandemic caused early closing of Florida's Winter Equestrian and Global Dressage Festivals and U.S. polo tournaments along with cancellation of Global Champions Tour events in Mexico and Miami Read More