#InternationalOlympicCommittee

.Pyongyang, North Korea
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  • The punishment is for refusing to send their contingent to Tokyo Olympics
  • North Korea cited the COVID-19 pandemic as reason to not send a team
  • Individual athletes could still be accepted 

.Ghent, Belgium
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  • Jacques Rogge's 12-year-long presidency ended in 2013
  • Rogge's health had deteriorated while he visited the Olympic games
  • Rogge was a three-time Olympian in sailing