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IOC, Japan agree to postpone Tokyo Olympics


Knees the Tokyo Olympic Games the world's biggest sporting events have been postponed because of the corona virus pandemic the head of the international Olympic committee Thomas Bach said the alarming virus figures had led to the decision which was made to protect lives on Asia Pacific as at CEDIA Hanson reports took you first won the right to host the games after lobbying IOC members with the message the Olympics will be safe in our hands Japanese Olympic officials had spent years meticulously preparing for their moment in the spotlight learning how to shield athletes and visitors from a potential heat wave and overcoming initial drama over who would design the national stadium the venues were completed ahead of schedule the one thing that wasn't safe in Tokyo's hands the spread of the virus that's led to the unprecedented decision to delay the

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