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Yoshiro Mori, President of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games Organising Committee, delivers a speech during Tokyo 2020 Executive Board Meeting in the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Tokyo (Reuters)
Yoshiro Mori, President of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games Organising Committee, delivers a speech during Tokyo 2020 Executive Board Meeting in the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Tokyo (Reuters)

Olympics organisers in talks to hold opening ceremony on 23 July, 2021: Report

The International Olympics Committee last week postponed the Games which were scheduled to begin in July this, because of the coronavirus pandemic

TOKYO: The organisers of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics are in final-stage discussions to hold the opening ceremony for the rescheduled Games on July 23, 2021, Japan's Asahi TV reported on Monday, citing unnamed sources.

The International Olympics Committee last week postponed the Games which were scheduled to begin in July, because of the coronavirus pandemic. Earlier on Monday, the head of the organising committee said a decision on new dates could come as early as this week.

This story has been published from a wire agency feed without modifications to the text. Only the headline has been changed.

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