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Olympics Set for Friday July 23-Sunday, Aug. 8, 2021–Confirm All Sports from 2020 Calendar

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The Olympic Games will be held in Tokyo from Friday July 23 to Sunday August 8, the International Olympic Committee announced Monday, and will include all sports on the 2020 calendar, including equestrian before they were postponed for the first time in history by the coronavirus pandemic. The new dates for the Paralympic Games are Aug. 24-Sept. 5. Read More

USA Joins Growing Worldwide Chorus Seeking Postponement of Tokyo Olympics Due to Coronavirus

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The United States Olympic and Paralympic on Monday night came out in support of postponement of the summer Olympics in Tokyo, joining a growing chorus of nations pressing the International Olympic Committee to delay the Games as the world battles the coronavirus pandemic. Read More

Rotterdam Dressage, Jumping CHIO Canceled Amid Growing Moves to Postpone Olympics

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CHIO Rotterdam, a major international dressage and jumping competition scheduled for June 18-21, has been the latest equestrian event to be canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic while the Tokyo Olympic organization on Monday reported it has delayed the final payment deadline for accommodations by four weeks Read More

Canada, Australia Will Not Send Athletes to Tokyo Olympics Until Coronavirus Under Control

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Canada and Australia both declared Sunday their nations' athletes will not go to the Olympics in Tokyo in July because of the coronavirus or COVID-19 pandemic and appealed to the International Olympic Committee to postpone the Games. Norway earlier called for the Games to be postponed as did U.S. Swimming and U.S. Track and Field. Read More

Olympic Games Postponement Among Steps Being Considered by International Olympic Committee

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Mar. 22, 2020 By KENNETH J. BRADDICK Postponement of the Olympic Games in Tokyo is being considered by the International Olympic Committee that announced a major shift in its position after what it announced Sunday as a review of steps to deal with “rapidly changing development of the health situation around the world.” The IOC Read More

International Olympic Committee Declares it “Remains Fully Committed” to Tokyo Olympics Despite Coronavirus Pandemic

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The International Olympic Committee declared Tuesday it "remains fully committed" to the Tokyo Games despite the coronavirus pandemic and with more than four months to go "there is no need for any drastic decisions at this stage." Read More