North Korea suspended from IOC North Korea is suspended from the International Olympic Committee (IOC) until the end of 2022 after failing to send a team to the Tokyo Games. North Korea barred from participating in Beijing Winter OlympicsNorth Korea has been barred from competing at the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing as part of its punishment for its "unilateral decision" to drop out of the Tokyo Games this summer, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) said Wednesday. North Korea barred from competing at 2022 Beijing Winter OlympicsIOC says suspension is punishment for North Korea refusing to send team to Tokyo Games over Covid fears North Korea suspended from Beijing Olympics after skipping Games in TokyoThe International Olympic Committee (IOC) has suspended North Korea from participating in the 2022 Beijing Olympics after the country skipped the summer games in Tokyo. IOC suspends North Korea Olympic Committee for Tokyo Games no-showThe suspension will last until the end of 2022 and covers the coming Beijing Winter Olympics. North Korea banned from Beijing Winter OlympicsThe International Olympic Committee on Wednesday formally suspended North Korea from the upcoming Beijing Winter Olympics for the isolated country’s failure to attend the Tokyo games due to COVID-19.