Olympic Games to be postponed for a few weeks?

In late April it must be decided on the fact whether the start of the Olympic Games in Tokyo will be postponed. The quest for the most valuable sports medals was scheduled to begin on July 24 in Japan and end on August 9.

Thomas Bach, President of the International Olympic Committee
Thomas Bach, President of the International Olympic Committee

Prior to this time Japanese government and the International Olympic Committee said that the date of the game can not be changed. Now they agree that consultations on a new date will be held over the next four weeks.

It is important to note that the new date will be set at 2020. Games may be postponed only for a few weeks. Some disciplines, including boxing, has not yet had qualifications and have not determined the participants for the Olympic competition.

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