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Tokyo 2020 has been postponed to 2021

Tokyo 2020 has been postponed to 2021

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Tokyo 2020 has been postponed to 2021 Due to the outbreak of the deadly disease , most gatherings have been locked down , all sporting activities are also locked down to help fight against this disease Coronavirus.All premiere leagues have postponed all their matches till further notice .

The Tokyo Olympics has also been postponed to 2021 after the conference meeting between International Olympics Committee president , Thomas Bach and Japan’s Prime Minister, Shizo Abe .

Mr.Abe told reporters after their conference to confirm the postponement ” we agreed that a postponement would be the best way to ensure that the athletes are in peak condition when they compete and to guarantee the safety of the spectators ”

“It must be rescheduled to a date beyond 2020 and not later than summer 2021, to safeguard the health of athletes and everybody involved in the Olympic games and the international committee”

it was said that , four weeks can’t be waited to see the Coronavirus pandemic is , because everyday to the athletes at this stage .Pole vaulter cannot prepare for an Olympics with stem jumps in the back garden. A rowing eight cannot train Independent in their garages .Boxers need sparing partners , tennis players need opponents. All of them need coaches , medical staff and proper nutrition.
They need tracks and gyms , velodrome .

They also need swimming pool, open road , changing rooms .Olympic selection and bouts and contest are needed .They need to be watched by judges. There must be crowd to witness so as broadcasters, writing and cameraman as well.

so looking at all this support of each other and gatherings have been locked down how can the games be held on .Olympic games have not been postponed like this way . it was only cancelled in the year 1916, 1940- 1944 of the first and second world war .

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