It’s official, the summer Olympics will be postponed. USA Today is reporting in an unprecedented move, the 2020 Olympic Games will be postponed, according to Dick Pound, a veteran member of the International Olympic Committee.
This news comes after several prominent organizations spoke out against a plan to hold the games in Tokyo as scheduled July 24th through August 9th. USA Swimming and USA Track and Field have sent formal letters to the US Olympic Committee to delay the games. Canada also said it would not send its athletes unless the Summer games are delayed a year, according to ESPN.
Pound, a Canadian who has been one of the most influential members of the IOC for decades, said the Games will likely be moved to 2021, with the details to be worked out in the next four weeks. He said he expects the IOC to announce its next steps soon.
Paul Allen Foundation supporting efforts to help communities
With a global health crisis taking its toll on the Puget Sound Region, Vulcan Incorporated, the Paul G. Allen Family Foundation, and the Seattle Seahawks are doing their part to make a difference in the community.
The support efforts include monetary donations to a number of local causes, a commitment to pay part-time employees affected by event cancellations at CenturyLink Field, food donations, and support of local blood drives with Bloodworks Northwest. The Seahawks and CenturyLink Field have committed more than $700,000 to pay part-time employees affected by canceled events.
Seahawks adding depth at O-Line
The Seahawks continued adding depth on the offensive line during free agency…
According to the NFL Network’s Mike Garafolo, offensive lineman Chance Warmack becomes the 4th free agent oh-lineman to sign with the Hawks. Warmack last played for the Eagles in 2018 and took 2019 off to reportedly, “get healthy.”
The No. 10 overall pick in 2013, Warmack didn’t miss a game through his first two seasons with Tennessee. Over the next four years, he missed a combined 28-games.
Seattle is trying to bolster and offensive line that ranked 24th in the NFL in sacks allowed last season.
NCWLIFE Sports Broadcast Schedule
Coming up on the NCWLIFE Sports Broadcast Schedule this week…
Tune in tomorrow night at 7 for a Big-9 baseball game from last April between the Eastmont Wildcats and Eisenhower Cadets. Joel Norman has the play-by-play.
Thursday night features boys soccer as Eastmont hosts Moses Lake from a game last April. Sebastian Moraga and Matt Wisen have the play-by-play.
Then Friday begins a Wild weekend of hockey with the Wenatchee Wild. We’ll broadcast five games from the Wild’s just-completed BCHL season, starting with Merritt and Wenatchee Friday night at 7.
Saturday features both games of a back-to-back series against the Penticton Vees at 2 o’clock and 7pm. Then on Sunday, it’s Prince George at Wenatchee at 2pm followed by Nanaimo and the Wild at 7pm.