When did the USA boycott the Olympics?

Has the US ever boycotted the Olympics?

In 1980, the United States led a boycott of the Summer Olympic Games in Moscow to protest the late 1979 Soviet invasion of Afghanistan. In total, 65 nations refused to participate in the games, whereas 80 countries sent athletes to compete.

How many times did the US boycott the Olympics?

During its history there have been boycotts on six occasions, all of them Summer Olympics. The first boycott occurred at the 1956 Summer Olympics and the most recent was at the 1988 Summer Olympics.

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How many times have the Olympics been Cancelled or postponed?

The Olympic Games have only been cancelled three times in the past (or 5 times if you count the Winter Olympics separately), and postponed once (in 2020). All the cancellations were as a result of world wars.

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