China cites pandemic and withdraws as host of 2023 Asian Cup

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China withdraws as host of soccer's 2023 Asian Cup on Saturday. It is the latest cancellation of the country's sports hosting duties during the COVID-19 pandemic. The 24-nation tournament was due to be played in 10 cities in June and July of next year.
China cites pandemic and withdraws as host of 2023 Asian Cup
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Washington Times

China cites pandemic and withdraws as host of 2023 Asian Cup

China withdrew as host of soccer’s 2023 Asian Cup on Saturday in the latest cancellation of the country’s sports hosting duties during the COVID-19 pandemic.

7 days ago·Washington, United States
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Associated Press News

China cites pandemic and withdraws as host of 2023 Asian Cup

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — China withdrew as host of soccer's 2023 Asian Cup on Saturday in the latest cancellation of the country's sports hosting duties during the COVID-19 pandemic.

7 days ago·United States
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China cites pandemic and withdraws as host of 2023 Asian Cup

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — China has withdrawn as host of soccer’s 2023 Asian Cup. It’s the latest cancellation of the country’s sports hosting duties during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Asian Football Confederation praises Chinese soccer officials for making “this very difficult but necessary decision in the collective interests of the AFC Asian Cup.” The 24-nation tournament was due to be played in 10 cities in mostly newly built stadiums in …

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China cites pandemic and withdraws as host of 2023 Asian Cup - Local News 8

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — China has withdrawn as host of soccer’s 2023 Asian Cup. It’s the latest cancellation of the country’s sports hosting duties during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Asian Football Confederation praises Chinese soccer officials for making “this very difficult but necessary decision in the collective interests of the AFC Asian Cup.” The 24-nation tournament was due to be played in 10 cities in mostly newly built stadiums in …

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Japan Today

China cites pandemic and withdraws as host of 2023 Asian Cup

China withdrew as host of soccer's 2023 Asian Cup on Saturday in the latest cancellation of the country's sports hosting duties during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Asian Football Confederation praised Chinese soccer officials for making “this very difficult but necessary decision in the collective interests of the AFC Asian Cup.”…

7 days ago·Sakado, Japan
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NBC Boston

China Cites Pandemic and Withdraws as Host of 2023 Asian Cup

China withdrew as host of soccer’s 2023 Asian Cup on Saturday in the latest cancellation of the country’s sports hosting duties during the COVID-19 pandemic.

7 days ago·Boston, United States
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