SPORTS DAY: Olympics postponed until 2021

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SPORTS DAY: Olympics postponed until 2021

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Japan, Olympics chief agree to postponement

Japan’s prime minister and the head of the International Olympic Committee agreed to postpone the Tokyo 2020 Games by a year on Tuesday in an extraordinary move, unprecedented in peacetime, as the world battles the coronavirus pandemic. “I proposed to postpone for about a year and president Bach responded with 100% agreement,” Shinzo Abe said, referring to Thomas Bach, head of the IOC...

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