Skip to content
Advertisement

A woman wearing a protective mask to help curb the spread of the coronavirus walks near banners for Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games Wednesday, March 31, 2021, in Tokyo. North Korea has decided not to participate in this year’s Olympic Games in Tokyo as it continues a self-imposed lockdown amid the coronavirus pandemic. A website run by the North's Sports Ministry said the decision was made during a national Olympic Committee meeting on March 25, 2021 where members prioritized protecting athletes from the “world public health crisis caused by COVID-19.” (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko) **FILE**

A woman wearing a protective mask to help curb the spread of the coronavirus walks near banners for Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games Wednesday, March 31, 2021, in Tokyo. North Korea has decided not to participate in this year’s Olympic Games in Tokyo as it continues a self-imposed lockdown amid the coronavirus pandemic. A website run by the North's Sports Ministry said the decision was made during a national Olympic Committee meeting on March 25, 2021 where members prioritized protecting athletes from the “world public health crisis caused by COVID-19.” (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko) **FILE**

Featured Photo Galleries