The International Olympics Committee has set new dates for both Olympic games and paralympic games to 2021.
In report released today the Olympic game will be held from July 23 to August 8 in 2021, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has confirmed.
The agreement was reached on Monday after a call between leaders from the IOC, Tokyo 2020 organizers, the Japanese government and the International Paralympic Committee.
The Summer Games had been scheduled to run from July 24 to August 8 this year, but it was announced last week by Bach and Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe that the Olympics had been postponed because of the coronavirus pandemic.
he new dates for the Paralympic Games are August 24 to September 5, 2021.”Humankind currently finds itself in a dark tunnel,” Bach said in a statement. “These Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 can be a light at the end of this tunnel.”With this announcement, I am confident that, working together with the Tokyo 2020 Organizing Committee, the Tokyo Metropolitan Government, the Japanese Government