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Tuesday, 24 March 2020 10:37

COVID-19: Tokyo Olympic Games to be held next year

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The forthcoming 2020 Olympic Games will now be held next year due to Corona pandemic. The Games were scheduled to be held from 24th July to 9th August 2020 in Tokyo, Japan.

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has decided that the games of the XXXII Olympiad in Tokyo must be rescheduled to a date beyond 2020 but not later than summer 2021, to safeguard the health of the athletes, everybody involved in the Olympic Games and the international community.

It was clarified by the organisers that the Olympic Games will remain in Tokyo. It was also agreed that the Games will keep the name Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020. 

In India, Sony has the broadcast rights.

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