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2020 Summer Olympics Postponed
3/25/2020
 
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The Tokyo Olympic Games will not happen this Summer. Organizers decided to postpone the event because of the Coronavirus. This is an unprecedented time for the Olympics. The event has never been postponed or canceled for something other than a war. The International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach and Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe announced the postponement earlier today. The games were scheduled to for July 24th through August 9th. They will not happen in the 2020 calaendar year and they will not start later than the Summer of 2021. The Olympic Flame will stay in Japan. The games will keep the name Olypmpic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020. The United States' Olympic and Paralympic Committee released a statement Yesterday which asked the the IOC to postpone the games.
  
 
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