Breaking: Tokyo Olympics postponed till 2021 over coronavirus concerns
The Tokyo 2020 Olympics postponed, Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe announced today.
Furthermore, the prime minister said that the International Olympic Committee and Japan have come to an agreement on a phone call.
Also, he said after the call that all agreed that the game won’t be cancelled but postponed till 2021 summer.
In his own words:
“Considering the current situation, in regards to the Tokyo Games, as the host nation,
to ensure that athletes from all over the world can compete in their best condition,
and also to ensure the utmost safety for the spectators, I have asked him to consider postponing the games by about a year,”