Coronavirus Outbreak: Tokyo Olympics 2020 organisers agree to hold postponed Games from 23 July - 8 August in 2021
Tokyo Olympics will now be held between 23 July and 8 August, 2021 after a new date was agreed to by the organisers and the IOC.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Sport, on this occasion, had to take a back seat, says Sebastian Coe on Olympics being postponed
Former Olympic champion and organiser of the 2012 Games in London, Sebastian Coe supported the decision to push the Games back to 2021.
Tokyo Olympics 2020: Japanese Olympic Committee president Yasuhiro Yamashita says focus is to make Games a success despite one-year delay
The Olympics were postponed on Tuesday to 2021, the first such delay in the Games’ 124-year modern history, as the coronavirus crisis wrecked the world’s last sporting showpiece still standing this year.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Tokyo Olympics organisers mulling postponement, weighing different time-frames, reveals source
While the coronavirus outbreak has disrupted sports events around the world, Japan has been steadfast in saying that the Games will go on. The top government spokesman on Wednesday said Tokyo wasn’t preparing for postponement.