IOC Member Says Tokyo Olympics Will Be Postponed: USA Today

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(Bloomberg) -- International Olympic Committee member Dick Pound said the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo will be postponed, the USA today reported, citing an interview.

  • Postponement will likely be to 2021; details will be worked out over the next four weeks
  • “On the basis of the information the IOC has, postponement has been decided,” Pound said in the interview
    • “The parameters going forward have not been determined, but the Games are not going to start on July 24, that much I know”
  • IOC will announce next steps soon
    • “We will postpone this and begin to deal with all the ramifications of moving this, which are immense,” Pound said
  • Read More: Tokyo Olympics Nears Postponement With Teams Exiting Over Virus

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