Possible dates for rescheduled Tokyo Olympics announced

  • 11:21 28 March 2020

Possible dates for rescheduled Tokyo Olympics announced

The organization committee of the Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo believes that the international competitions should be held between June and September next year, chief of the committee Yoshiro Mori said Saturday, ONA reports.

"I believe that we should think about the period between June and September. I hope that we can make certain decisions in this regard next week," Kyodo news agency quoted him as saying.

On March 24, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) officially postponed the games until 2021. The Olympics were initially planned between July 24 and August 9, 2020. The games should be held at least by summer 2021. According to Kyodo, the exact updated timeline for the Olympics will be determined within three weeks.