March 24, 2020—
As revealed this morning, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has officially postponed the next Summer Olympic Games to next year, making it Tokyo 2021. Athletic federations around the world are issuing statements of support of the move, with reasons ranging from overall safety of athletes, spectators and the world at large, to the fact that must athtles across sports are currently unable to train due to closures and shelter-in-place-type orders. British Swimming, for example, says it ‘welcomes the decision of the Tokyo 2020 organizing committee to postpone the Olympic and Para ...
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British Swimming "fully" supports decision to postpone Olympics.