For athletes, Olympic delay brings relief but new challenges
Tuesday, 24 March 2020 () DÜSSELDORF, Germany (AP) — It’s time for Olympic athletes to stand down, relax those diet rules and dial down the training. The 2020 Tokyo Games won’t be opening in July as scheduled because of the coronavirus pandemic, Olympic officials announced Tuesday, putting everyone and everything on hold for possibly another 16 months. “No box of […]
Athletes, national associations and sporting federations from around the world reacted with relief, sadness and mainly goodwill to the postponement of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games on Tuesday (March 24) because of the coronavirus pandemic.