IOC member says 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games will be postponed

Dick Pound told USA Today that the Games will not start on July 24 due to the coronavirus pandemic

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International Olympic Committee member Dick Pound has said that the 2020 Olympic Games will not go ahead as planned due to the coronavirus outbreak.

USA Today reports that the Tokyo Games could be postponed until 2021, with Pound saying that he does not believe the Games will start on July 24, as the world continues to battle with the highly contagious Covid-19 virus.

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