2020 OLYMPIC GAMES
The 2020 Olympic Video games has been postponed till 2021 on March 24 – getting 1 of the very last important sporting events this summer season to slide target to the coronavirus.
Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe held a important meeting get in touch with with Olympics main Thomas Bach on Tuesday to formally make your mind up a plan and they have picked to postpone for 12 months.
The final decision also usually means the Tokyo Paralympic Video games will be subject matter to a 1-year delay.
Despite the delay, the name of the delayed Video games will nonetheless be Tokyo 2020, the city’s governor Yuriko Koike uncovered.
A joint statement from the IOC and Tokyo 2020 organising committee go through: ‘In the existing situations and primarily based on the info supplied by the WHO nowadays, the IOC President and the Key Minister of Japan