Summer Olympics Postponed to 2021 Due to COVID-19

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Tokyo 2020 will take place in 2021.

The decision has been made to postpone the Summer Olympics a year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to Tuesday’s joint statement from the International Olympic Committee and Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee.

“The Games of the XXXII Olympiad in Tokyo must be rescheduled to a date beyond 2020 but not later than summer 2021, to safeguard the health of the athletes, everybody involved in the Olympic Games and the international community,” the statement read.

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