Tokyo 2020: Olympics to be postponed until 2021, says IOC member

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The Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games are due to take placed from 24 July to 9 August

The 2020 Olympic Games will be postponed by one year because of coronavirus, says International Olympic Committee member Dick Pound.

It comes after the chairman of the British Olympic Association said Great Britain would be unlikely to send a team to Tokyo this summer.

Australia and Canada have already said they will not compete in Japan.

“On the basis of the information the IOC has, postponement has been decided,” Pound told USA today