Dakar 2022 Youth Olympic Games Postponed to 2026
July 15, 2020—
The 2022 Youth Olympic Games set to take place in Dakar, Senegal have been postponed to 2026, IOC President Thomas Bach announced Wednesday. The 2026 games will now be the fourth edition of the summer event, and the first Olympic event ever hosted in Africa. “The postponement of Dakar 2022 allows the IOC, the National Olympic Committees (NOCs) and the International Federations (IFs) to better plan their activities, which have been strongly affected by the postponement of the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, by the subsequent postponements of major international sports events, and by the ope ...