The 2020 Summer Olympic Games in Tokyo has been postponed due to the spreading of the coronavirus outbreak. Canada and Australia have already said they will not send their team to compete in the Summer Games.
IOC President Thomas Bach and Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe both are concern about the coronavirus pandemic agreed to cancel the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. The IOC member Dick Pound told USA TODAY Sports on Monday afternoon, “We are not going to start on 24 July, postponement decisions have been decided until 2021. Dick Pound is a Canadian International Olympic Committee member for decades and he said the committee to announce their next steps soon.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said to the bbc.com, the IOC must need to regard the 2020 Summer Olympic Games in Tokyo. he said would be unlikely to send our athletes to compete in Japan.
It is so hard to cancel the biggest event like Olympics, billion of a dollar invested and millions of hotel nights booking need to cancel, it’s so hard.
When is the next Olympic game start?
The International Olympic Committee is not published 2021 Olympics schedule, when it will be available you can see it here.
What are the coronavirus symptoms?
Coronavirus Update News
As of Wednesday, there had been 69,176 confirmed cases of coronavirus in Italy, with 6,820 deaths.
USA: 54,935 confirmed cases of coronavirus, with 784 deaths.
Spain: 42,058 confirmed cases, with 2,991 deaths.
Warning: The Health experts warn to follow advice, stay home, close your doors and maintain social distance.