Was there an Olympics in 1984?
Los Angeles 1984 Olympic Games, athletic festival held in Los Angeles that took place July 28–Aug. 12, 1984. The Los Angeles Games were the 20th occurrence of the modern Olympic Games.
Why did Canada boycott the 1984 Olympics?
The boycott is Canada’s way of protesting the recent Soviet invasion of Afghanistan. In these back-to-back CBC Television clips, athletes seem resigned as officials bemoan political intervention in sport and predict a counter-boycott of the Los Angeles Olympics in 1984.