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Postponed Tokyo Olympics to open July 23 next year
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Postponed Tokyo Olympics to open July 23 next year

The Tokyo Olympics will begin on July 23 next year, organizers said on Monday, after the coronavirus forced the historic…
Asian markets mostly down as virus fears grow
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Asian markets mostly down as virus fears grow

Asian markets fell Monday following a steep drop on Wall Street as the jubilation from last week’s enormous US stimulus…
Tokyo organizers eye July 2021 for delayed Olympics: reports
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Tokyo organizers eye July 2021 for delayed Olympics: reports

Tokyo Olympics organizers are eyeing next July as a start date for the postponed Games, Japanese media reported Sunday, following…
Tokyo governor asks residents to stay home to avoid sharp coronavirus rise
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Tokyo governor asks residents to stay home to avoid sharp coronavirus rise

TOKYO (Reuters) – Warning of the risk of an explosive rise in coronavirus infections in Japan’s capital, Tokyo’s governor on…
Tokyo begins Olympic task of reorganizing Games
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Tokyo begins Olympic task of reorganizing Games

Japan set about the unprecedented task of reorganizing the Tokyo 2020 Olympics Wednesday after making the tough decision to postpone…
Tokyo Olympics postponed over coronavirus pandemic
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Tokyo Olympics postponed over coronavirus pandemic

The 2020 Tokyo Olympics have been postponed to no later than the summer of 2021 because of the coronavirus pandemic…
US Olympic officials say Tokyo postponement ‘most promising path’
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US Olympic officials say Tokyo postponement ‘most promising path’

The US Olympic and Paralympic Committee voiced support for delaying the Tokyo Games on Monday after a survey showed an…
Canada pulls out of Olympics, Japan says delay may be ‘inevitable’
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Canada pulls out of Olympics, Japan says delay may be ‘inevitable’

Canada pulled out of the Tokyo Olympics over coronavirus fears as Japan’s prime minister Monday admitted a delay may be…
Why haven’t the Tokyo Olympics been postponed already?
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Why haven’t the Tokyo Olympics been postponed already?

The global sporting calendar has been swept away by the coronavirus pandemic but the International Olympic Committee has insisted the…
Thousands flock to see Olympic flame in Japan despite virus fears
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Thousands flock to see Olympic flame in Japan despite virus fears

Tens of thousands of people flocked to a cauldron with the Olympic flame in northeastern Japan over the weekend despite…
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