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    But the SCMP being SCMP and China being China...

    https://twitter.com/SCMPNews/status/1242330366733623296


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    Postponed for a year as reported on Al Jazeera- Abe to formally ask IOC...but really an agreement:

    https://www.theguardian.com/sport/20...virus-pandemic

    Last edited by MABinPengChau; 24-03-2020 at 08:41 PM.
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    New dates:


    Tokyo 2020 organizers announce new dates for summer Olympics:

    Tokyo Olympics: July 23 - Aug 8, 2021

    Paralympics : Aug 23 - Sept 4, 2021

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    Quote Originally Posted by huja
    This was all a game of chicken. IOC waiting for Tokyo to call it. Tokyo waiting for IOC to recommend pushing the dates back. Countries waiting for either entity to call it. Now that one country has said they're out others will follow and IOC/Tokyo can blame it on them and they get to keep the broadcast rights money from the networks.
    Let the games begin . . .

    https://www.npr.org/sections/coronav...pSemCEdb0m8QWc

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