Tokyo 2021 #1YearToGo

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Cartan Global | Tokyo 2021

Organizers of the postponed Tokyo Games said Wednesday they have agreed with the International Olympic Committee to hold a "simplified" games next summer to ensure safety from the coronavirus and reduce the financial impact of the one-year delay.

The TT Olympic Committee (TTOC) is currently finalising the criteria needed for athletes to benefit from its upcoming covid19 relief programme.

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) will adopt a flexible approach to the election cycles of National Olympic Committees (NOC) following the postponement of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

The Coronavirus is having a strong effect worldwide, and sport has not been immune to all the consequences of this terrible pandemic.

IN 124 YEARS, FROM THEIR REVIVAL BY PIERRE DE COUBERTIN UNTIL THIS WEEK’S DECISION TO POSTPONE THE OLYMPIC GAMES IN TOKYO FROM 2020 TO 2021, THE OLYMPIC GAMES HAD NEVER BEEN POSTPONED. BUT THE 20TH CENTURY’S TWO WORLD WARS LED SEVERAL EDITIONS TO BE CANCELLED. LET’S TAKE A LOOK AT THE GAMES THAT WERE CAUGHT IN THE UPHEAVALS OF MODERN HISTORY.