The 2020 Tokyo Olympic games will not begin on July 24 this year as earlier planned and instead will be held “by the summer of 2021,” Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe announced Tuesday. The delay comes after an increasing number of athletes and sporting federations called for the games to be delayed because of the Coronavirus pandemic.
Throughout history, never had Olympic Games been postponed or canceled for something other than war, but rarely has the world come to a standstill the way it has over COVID-19. The only three times in history Olympic games were canceled were during World War I and World War II in 1916, 1940, and 1944. Read on through this link