National Olympic Committee of Japan considers the possibility of refusal from participation in the Olympic games in Rio de Janeiro because of a virus epidemic Zeke, reports TASS.
The representative of the NOC said that there is a constant exchange of information with the organizing Committee of the Olympic games. He hoped that would be taken the right decision.
However, the head of the NOC of Japan Tsunekazu Takeda said that «no one is going to boycott the Olympics».
Earlier it was reported that U.S. athletes can refuse to participate in the Olympics.
Fox News issued a compilation of news related to the position of national Olympic committees of different countries, as well as statements of individual athletes regarding the epidemic.
The representative of the NOC of Australia stated that while a refusal to participate in the Olympics on the agenda, but such a scenario is not excluded.
The head of the NOC of great Britain, Lord Sebastian CoE said that none of the athletes are not willing to cancel the trip to Rio.
British cyclist Andrew Triggs banned Eece wife to accompany him to the Olympic games, as the risk «of infection is very real.»
The NOC of New Zealand has warned athletes and support personnel about the existing danger. The one who decides to withdraw from participating in the competition, will not be punished and he will be supported.