Summer Olympics Pushed Back to 2021

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In an additional effort to slow the spread of the Coronavirus, the International Olympic Committee and the Japanese government have decided the Summer Olympics in Tokyo will be delayed at least until next year. The decision was made to reschedule the games “beyond 2020 but not later than summer 2021”. The events were originally planned for July. This, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and IOC president Thomas Bach explained, was to safeguard the health of athletes and everybody involved in the organization of the games. “The leaders agreed that the Olympic Games in Tokyo could stand as a beacon of...

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