2020 Tokyo Olympics

IOC president: Tokyo organizers inspired confidence, but global spread forced hand

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IOC President Thomas Bach said Wednesday that new coronavirus information prompted postponement of the 2020 Olympics despite organizers‘ sound preparations. [more]

Michael Phelps supports Tokyo postponement, but also worries about athletes’ depression

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On the morning of the first Olympic postponement in history, Michael Phelps, the most decorated Olympian in history, made breakfast for the older two of his three sons – Boomer, who will turn four in May; and Beckett, whose second birthday was in February. (Maverick, the youngest, is six months old.) Phelps then lifted weights. [more]

Tokyo organizers, IOC going ahead as planned with Olympics

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A spokesman for the Japanese government on Wednesday said the International Olympic Committee and local organizers are going as planned with the Tokyo Olympics. [more]