With all the discussion going on and athletes and various sports federations pitching in to postpone the Summer Olympics 2020 which was to be held in Tokyo, Japan, International Sports Federation has finally taken a decision to postpone the grand sports event amid COVID-19 emergency.
The President of the International Olympics Committee (IOC), Thomas Bach and Prime Minister of Japan, Abe Shinzo jointly released a statement regarding the postponement of the Olympics event, which is now slated to take place in 2021 summers.
Joint statement by the International Olympic Committee and the Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee on the postponement.https://t.co/1XDNmo95JI
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As soon as the news regarding the shift of dates of Olympics broke, various sports federations shared their view on this matter and nodded along with the decision of the Olympics Committee.
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