Tokyo Olympics Will Happen — But Most Likely in 2021, Not 2020

Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said a postponement of the Tokyo Olympics would be necessary if the games cannot be held in a complete way because of the coronavirus pandemic.

  • Published 23 March 2020

TOKYO (AP) — The Tokyo Olympics are going to happen — but almost surely in 2021 rather than in four months as planned. This became clear after the IOC on Sunday announced it was considering a postponement and would make a final decision within four weeks. Major Olympic nations like Canada and Australia have added pressure by saying they will not send teams if the games are staged this year. International Olympic Committee President Thomas… Read at AP News