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BREAKING: Tokyo Olympics 2020 postponed until next year

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Mar. 24, 20 | 5:13 pm

The 2020 Olympic Games scheduled for Tokyo will be delayed until 2021.

Japan, the host country, asked the International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach to postpone the international meet for one year due to COVID-19 pandemic.

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“I proposed to postpone for about a year and president Bach responded with 100 percent agreement,” Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Tuesday.

Earlier, International Olympic Committee member Dick Pound revealed that the Olympics will be cancelled because of coronavirus.

“On the basis of the information the IOC has, postponement has been decided,” Pound revealed.

READ ON: Tokyo Olympics most likely to be cancelled, says IOC official

“The parameters have not been determined but the Games are not going to start on July 24, that much I know.”

Athletes across the world has urged to postpone the Games as they were unable to take part in qualifying events and trainings due to the travel restrictions imposed by many countries amid the spread of the highly contagious virus.

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Observatory experts say Shawwal crescent moon might not show today

Observatory experts say Shawwal crescent moon might not show today

Saudi Arabia astronomers have confirmed that the Shawwal crescent moon will not show on May 22 (Ramadan 29), Saudi Gazette reported. Experts at the observatory of Majmaah University in Saudi said that the moon will set before the sun today and will not be...

Pakistan plane crashes with 107 on board

Pakistan plane crashes with 107 on board

An aircraft from Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) carrying 99 passengers and eight crew members crashed at a residential area in Karachi on Friday, May 22. Pakistan immediately mobilized paramilitary troops and civil administration authorities to aid and rescue...

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