Plenty of high-profile occasions just like the IPL 2020 and the E3 have gotten delayed or canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic. The Tokyo Olympics 2020 is the most recent occasion to be postponed because of the outbreak. Whereas the Worldwide Olympic Committee had already introduced that the occasion is not going to begin on it’s scheduled date, we now understand how lengthy the delay might be.
As per the most recent information replace, the Tokyo Olympics 2020 will now be held between July 23 and August 8, 2021. This quantities to a delay of a yr. The Tokyo Olympics had its opening ceremony scheduled for July 24 this yr. The Tokyo 2020 organizing committee said within the official announcement that they’ve been working carefully with the stakeholders to be sure that the disruptions are saved to the minimal.
The official announcement additionally assured those who had gotten positions on the Tokyo Olympics that they are going to hold get to maintain their jobs. The tickets for the occasion can even stay legitimate for the 2021 occasion. Individuals who received the tickets for this yr however could not have the ability to subsequent yr might be supplied refunds.
Thomas Bach, the Worldwide Olympic Committee President, reportedly requested the sports activities federations throughout a convention name to utilize the obtainable time. He requested the federations to verify the disruptions attributable to the continued Coronavirus outbreak had been absolutely handled and no gaps had been left. As well as, Bach additionally talked about that the IOC might be working alongside the 2020 Tokyo Olympics organizing committee to make sure that the transition is accomplished easily.
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