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Olympics 2020: Tokyo Olympics new dates announced

Olympics 2020: The International Olympic Committee has announced new dates for the Tokyo Olympics. The tournament will be played from 23 July to 8 August next year.

Tokyo Olympics Game 2020
Tokyo Olympics Game 2020

This tournament due to coronavirus was postponed this year. The tournament was earlier scheduled to begin on July 24 this year. Decided to postpone it last week.

The Olympic Games were first canceled due to an epidemic. Before this, these games had to be canceled 5 times, but then due to these wars had to be postponed.

The Olympic Games could not take place in 1916, 1940 and 1944 due to the outbreak of World War. The Olympics in Berlin were canceled in 1916 due to the First World War.

The IOC recently said that the players who have qualified for the 2020 Olympics will also be confirmed in the 2021 Olympics. 57% of the players have qualified so far.

One-third of the world’s population is under lockdown due to coronavirus. More than 34 thousand people have died worldwide.

So far, about 7 lakh people have been infected by it. Due to this dangerous virus, the Olympic Committee had to take a decision to postpone it for a year.

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