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Tokyo 2020

Tokyo Olympics 2021 (Source: Reuters)

Tokyo Olympics, IOC conflict over who pays for postponement

Media reports in Japan estimate the year-long delay caused by the coronavirus pandemic will cost $2 billion to $6 billion.

COVID-19 vaccine is only hope for Tokyo Olympics to happen in 2021

Professor Sridhar, who is chair of global health at the University of Edinburgh, said the chances of Tokyo 2020 going ahead as planned "all depends on a vaccine".
Tokyo 2020

Tokyo Olympics in doubt even in 2021, hints organizing committee CEO

As the coronavirus spreads in Japan, the chief executive of the Tokyo Games said Friday he can't guarantee the postponed Olympics will be staged next year

Tokyo Olympics 2021: New deadline for Olympic qualification period announced by IOC

The new deadline for the qualification period for the postponed Tokyo Olympics has been set to June 29, 2021.
Indian Olympic Association president Dr. Narinder Batra

IOA asks sports federations to start planning for rescheduled olympics

"All Olympic sports NSFs are requested to please start their draft planning structure for preparation for Tokyo 2021 and for Paris 2024,” IOA president Narinder Batra has said.
International Olympic Committee.(PhotImage : International Olympic Committee)

International Olympic Committee says to International Federations no immediate plans to reschedule remaining Olympic qualifiers

"We will continue to work closely with each IF on the necessary revisions of the Tokyo 2020 qualification systems. Our aim is to confirm these to the NOCs shortly and these will be posted on the NOCNet," IOC said.

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