THE INTERNATIONAL Olympic Committee (IOC) and the Tokyo 2020 organising committee confirmed the news that the Tokyo 2020 Olympics will be rescheduled to a date beyond 2020, but not later than summer 2021, following a conference call on Tuesday.

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THE PRESIDENT OF THE INTERNATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEE (IOC), THOMAS BACH, AND THE PRIME MINISTER OF JAPAN, ABE SHINZO, HELD A CONFERENCE CALL THIS MORNING TO DISCUSS THE CONSTANTLY CHANGING ENVIRONMENT WITH REGARD TO COVID-19 AND THE OLYMPIC GAMES TOKYO 2020.
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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzō Abe and International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach have agreed to a one-year postponement of this year's Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo following a conference call today.

Read more: Tokyo 2020 postponed until no later than summer of 2021

The International Olympic Committee has officially postponed the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics after coming to an agreement with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe that the Games “must be rescheduled to a date beyond 2020 but not later than summer 2021, to safeguard the health of the athletes, everybody involved in the Olympic Games and the international community.”

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