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U.S., New Zealand join calls for Tokyo Games to be postponed

Credit: Reuters- Published on March 24, 2020
The United States added its significant weight to calls for the Tokyo Games to be postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic, with New Zealand Olympic organizers seeking a swift decision to allow teams to reset and prepare for a delayed event.
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Published on March 23, 2020 -  00:26
Shinzo Abe: Delay an option if Olympics can't be held fully
Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has said that a postponement of the Tokyo Olympic Games is "unavoidable" following the outbreak of a new coronavirus. Whether Japan can hold the Tokyo Games as planned on July 24 has been a major international concern as the COVID-19 pandemic has spread globally.

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