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Corona-News – Olympic Games postponed to 2021

Yesterday, Japanese Prime Minister Abe Shinzo JPN and IOC President Thomas Bach GER announced that the Tokyo 2020 Olympics will be postponed to 2021. In view of the widening Corona crisis, this decision was to be expected and was also unanimously welcomed. The IOC-Communiqué. —– World Sailing is fully supporting this decision. In the short term, the pending Olympic qualification events for Africa, Asia or Europe will be delayed. Together with the IOC, an updated qualification system will be established with events in late 2020 or early 2021.The news