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Tokyo Olympics rescheduled for same dates next year

This year's Games were scheduled to open on July 24 and close on August 9

30 Mar 2020 5:59 PM

Tokyo Olympics head expecting call from IOC's Thomas Bach on new date

New dates could be in the same July-August slot, given Mori's repeated statements that the Olympics will be held no later than next summer

30 Mar 2020 1:35 PM

Early signs suggest summer dates for 2021 Olympics

Organizing committee president Yoshiro Mori suggested there would be no major change from 2020

29 Mar 2020 9:44 AM

Athletes qualified for Tokyo 2020 will keep 2021 spots: Sources

Around 57 per cent of the 11,000 scheduled participants for Tokyo had already made sure of taking part before the Games postponement

27 Mar 2020 9:16 AM

Tokyo Olympics thrown open to spring months too

Without giving any specific new date, the IOC president said "only it would be beyond 2020 but not later than summer 2021"

25 Mar 2020 5:28 PM

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IT'S OFFICIAL: TOKYO OLYMPICS POSTPONED

Japan, Olympics chief agree to postpone 2020 Games by one year as the world battles the coronavirus pandemic

24 Mar 2020 7:04 PM

Shinzo Abe proposes 1-year postponement for Tokyo Olympics

Pressure mounts on IOC as Olympic Committees of Britain, New Zealand and Germany seek postponement

24 Mar 2020 6:13 PM

Shinzo Abe and Thomas Bach to discuss the way forward for Tokyo Games

Tuesday's telephonic call also oncludes Tokyo governor Yuriko Koike, organising committee chief Yoshiro Mori and Olympics Minister Seiko Hashimoto

24 Mar 2020 1:55 PM

Postponing the Olympic Games is a complicated issue

According to IOC president Thomas Bach, postponing the Olympic Games is not like moving a football game to next Saturday

23 Mar 2020 2:05 PM

IOC decision on Olympics in four weeks

Turnaround in IOC's stand came after World Athletics president Seb Coe said that holding the Olympics in July is not desirable

23 Mar 2020 12:21 PM

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IOC asks member countries about coronavirus impact

In a questionaire, IOC asked member countries how the emergency regulations relating to COVID-19 limit the training of athletes

22 Mar 2020 9:46 AM

IOC chief says it's 'premature' to postpone Tokyo Olympics

He told New York Times that IOC will act on advice from its own taskforce and the World Health Organization

20 Mar 2020 9:23 AM

Time not right for any drastic decisions on Tokyo Olympics: IOC

The Olympic Committee feels any speculation at this moment would be counter-productive

17 Mar 2020 9:36 PM

We didn't set any deadline for decision on Olympics: IOC official

May deadline was Dick's idea. There is four months to go for the Olympics, says John Coates

16 Mar 2020 5:41 PM

Public opinion appears to be growing in Japan against Tokyo Olympics

Poll released by Japan's Kyodo news agency showed 69.9 percent of respondents believe Tokyo will not be able to hold the Games as scheduled

16 Mar 2020 3:42 PM

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IOC likely to take a crucial decision on Tokyo Olympics after Tuesday

International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach to hold emergency coronavirus crisis talks with member countries on Tuesday

15 Mar 2020 8:56 PM

2020 Tokyo Olympics flame lit in Greece amid virus lockdown

The event took place amid an unprecedented health lockdown as Greece registered its first death from coronavirus

12 Mar 2020 4:54 PM

Tokyo completes permanent Olympic venues even as virus fears lurk

The announcement came as the ICC did not say anything on potential postponement at the Executive Board meeting

06 Mar 2020 3:04 PM

Mumbai set to host IOC session in 2023

The only time India hosted an IOC session was in 1983 in New Delhi

05 Mar 2020 12:48 PM

IOC President reveals joint award idea

“I wanted to test the waters, to see what waves it would make,” Bach said.

20 Sep 2017 6:52 AM

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