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Global Sport Scholar Eric Legg speaks with FiveThirtyEight on the cancellation of the Youth Olympic Games

The 2022 Youth Olympic Games were set to be played in Dakar, Senegal starting in the month of October. However, due to postponements with COVID-19, the IOC opted to move the event further back to 2026.
June 28, 2022

Eric Legg, a Global Sport Scholar and a professor at Arizona State University who studies community sport experiences, told FiveThirtyEight that the event’s postponement will certainly be a “big disappointment” for all athletes who were looking to go to Dakar this year.

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