2020 Olympics Postponed

Abe says IOC agrees ‘100%’ that Olympics should be postponed

Tokyo Olympics officially postponed to 2021 by International Olympic Committee. ┬áJapanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says IOC President Thomas Bach has agreed “100%” to his proposal of postponing the Tokyo Olympics for about one year until 2021 because of the coronavirus outbreak. Abe said after his telephone talks with Bach that he requested a postponement “taking into consideration the current circumstances” and to secure an environment in which athletes can perform at their best and crowds can be safe and secure.