Olympics made arrangements for July 2021 – reports
Reports in Japanese media today recommend the Tokyo Olympics coordinators are peering toward next July as a beginning date for the delayed Games.
Tokyo 2020 was booked to open on 24 July this year, with the Paralympics because of start on 25 August, however has been deferred in view of the overall coronavirus pandemic – a choice uncommon in peacetime.
Given the progressing pandemic and requirement for planning time, the most probable arrangement would be for the Games to start on 23 July 2021, open supporter NHK stated, refering to sources inside the sorting out board.
Then, World Athletics president Lord Sebastian Coe says the choice to push back the Games has spared competitors from “mental disturbance”, adding that game needed to “take a secondary lounge