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Tokyo Olympics likely to start on July 23rd 2021, reports

WorldNews Sunday, 29 March 2020
Tokyo Olympics likely to start on July 23rd 2021, reportsThe Summer Olympics in Tokyo, postponed because of the coronavirus pandemic, will likely open on July 23rd, 2021, according to people familiar with the matter. The International Olympic Committee and Japanese organisers bowed to widespread pressure among athletes, sports federations and national Olympic committees and on Tuesday agreed to postpone the Games to 2021 but left the new date in question. The opening ceremony of the Games had been scheduled for July 24th. The IOC said a final decision could come in weeks, but it is now much more likely to be announced earlier, according to the people, who spoke on condition of anonymity because of guidance issued by the IOC. The Japanese state...
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