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Postponed Tokyo Games Need "Sacrifices" From All Stakeholders:...

Olympic chief Thomas Bach says "all options are on the table" over finding a new date to hold the postponed Tokyo Games. Agence France-Presse Read Time : 3 - min Thomas Bach said postponed Tokyo 2020 would require "sacrifices and compromises" from all sides.. NDTV, 3 days ago

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Olympics postponement costs not discussed - this about protecting life, Bach says

The cost of postponing the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games to 2021 was not discussed by IOC chief Thomas Bach and Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe on Tuesday, Bach said, adding: "this is about protecting lives".
 Reuters4 days ago Postponing Olympics about protecting lives: IOC  Rediff.com4 days ago IOA welcomes postponement of Tokyo Olympics  Rediff.com4 days ago Canada pulls out of 2020 Games as Japan, IOC consider postponement options  Rediff.com5 days ago
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IOC working toward July-August Olympics in 2021: Report

John Coates, the IOC#39;s Coordination Commission chief for Tokyo, told the Yomiuri the Games would have to be held between the tennis Grand Slams of Wimbledon, slated to end in mid-July, and the U.S. Open, which starts in late August.
 Money Control2 days ago

Norway Olympics chief against sending athletes for Tokyo Games

IMAGE: A man, wearing a protective mask following an outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is pictured in front of a banner for the upcoming Tokyo 2020 Olympics in Tokyo, Japan, on March 12, 2020 (Image used for representational purposes). Photograph: Edgard Garrido/File Photo/Reuters Norway should not send athletes to this year's Tokyo Olympics until the coronavirus pandemic is under control, Norwegian Olympics Committee President Berit Kjoell said on Monday. "My clear advice to the ...
 Rediff.com5 days ago Stop the clock: Japan awakes to reality of Tokyo Games postponement  Rediff.com3 days ago Tokyo Games moved to 2021 as 'light at end of pandemic tunnel'  Rediff.com3 days ago Japan coronavirus cases hit 1,000 mark as Tokyo insists Olympics on track  Rediff.com3 weeks ago
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Tokyo Olympics: Interests of athletes paramount, says IOC chief Thomas Bach

Olympic athletes realise there is still four months to go before the Tokyo Games and preparations will be in line with protecting their health from the coronavirus, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach said on Wednesday.
 Times of India1 week ago Interests of athletes paramount: IOC chief Bach  Times of India1 week ago IOC chief thanks Abhinav Bindra, Niccolo Campriani for 'Taking Refugee' project  Times of India1 month ago No protests at Tokyo Olympics, demands IOC chief Thomas Bach  Times of India2 months ago
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Postponement is about saving lives, says IOC chief Bach

International Olympic Committee chief Thomas Bach said on Tuesday that he and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe did not discuss the cost of postponing the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games to 2021 due to the coronavirus as it is a matter of saving lives.
 Reuters4 days ago Japan PM, IOC chief to speak as Olympics hang in the balance  Times of India4 days ago Japan says Tokyo Olympics may be postponed due to coronavirus  Rediff.com5 days ago Japan says not preparing for postponement of Olympics  Rediff.com1 week ago

Australia pulls out of 2020 Games, planning for 2021

IMAGE: AOC Chief Executive Matt Carroll said athletes needed certainty to do the right thing, "for themselves, their families and the world community." Photograph: Cameron Spencer/Getty Images The Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) said on Monday it could not assemble a team for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics due to the coronavirus outbreak and that its athletes should prepare for the Games to be postponed to 2021. AOC Chief Executive Matt Carroll said the AOC's executive board had made its decision ...
 Rediff.com5 days ago

Tokyo quietly planning for potential Olympics delay?

Finally, we have been asked to make a simulation in case of a postponement. IMAGE: Former Japanese swimmer Imoto Naoko holds the Olympic torch during the Olympic flame handover ceremony for the 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympics at the Panathenaic Stadium, in Athens, Greece. Photograph: Aris Messinis/Reuters Tokyo 2020 organisers have started drafting possible alternatives to holding the Olympics this summer, two sources familiar with the talks said, in contrast to the Japanese government's stance ...
 Rediff.com6 days ago

'Heartbroken' Australian athletes face up to Olympic reality

'Yesterday it was Olympic athletes' turn to have their worlds turned upside down' 'I'm left reeling and feeling a little lost. But the goal posts haven't disappeared - just shifted' IMAGE: Coronavirus pandemic had made it untenable to assemble a team for the 2020 Games. Photograph: Matt Roberts/Getty Images Australian athletes were feeling a mixture of regret and relief, on Tuesday, following the national Olympic committee's decision to pull out of the 2020 Tokyo Games due to the coronavirus, ...
 Rediff.com4 days ago

Better if Olympics is postponed: Gopichand

IMAGE: Pullela Gopichand, currently in self-isolation after returning from Birmingham, says it was wrong on the BWF's part to put the players at risk by hosting the All England Championships. Photograph: Clive Brunskill/Getty Images India's chief badminton coach Pullela Gopichand believes the Tokyo Olympics should be postponed given the unprecedented crisis that the world is facing due to the COVID-19 pandemic.   The call to defer the Olympics, scheduled to be held in Tokyo from July 24 ...
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