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According to a survey, locals want the Tokyo Games to be canceled or postponed if possible. -File photo
- One year postponed due to Corona, Tokyo Olympics 2021 will be from 23 July to 8 August
- The Olympics have been canceled 3 times in the history of 124 years and deferred for the first time
- Berlin 1916, Tokyo 1940 and London 1944 Games canceled due to Olympic World War
John Coats, vice-president of the International Olympic Committee, has given a statement regarding next year’s Tokyo Games. He said that next year the Tokyo Olympics will be held on schedule. Whether with Corona or not.
The Tokyo Games due this year due to Corona have already been postponed for a year. It will now be in 2021 from 23 July to 8 August.
‘Tokyo Games to start from July 23 next year’
John Coats is also the Chief of the IOC’s Coordination Commission for the Tokyo Olympics. He said in an interview to the news agency, “It (Tokyo Olympic) will be at the scheduled place and time.” Whether with or without Corona. The games will start from July 23 next year.
Corona vaccine condition not necessary for games: Muto
Recently, Tokyo Games Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Toshiro Muto said, “The corona vaccine is not necessary for the Olympic and Paralympics next year.” It has already been discussed with the IOC and the World Health Organization (WHO). If the vaccine arrives during this time, it will be good for games. However, if you ask me that vaccine is a condition, then I refuse it.
Tokyo Games will be canceled if there is a delay
Muto had said, “We have no condition for the audience.” We would like the spectators not to come to the stadium, but a final decision has not been taken yet. ”At the same time, locals want the Tokyo Games to be canceled or postponed if possible. However, due to the World Cup of Football in 2022 (Qatar) and the Winter Olympics (Beijing), the Tokyo Games are difficult to avoid. The IOC has made it clear that the games will be canceled if there is a postponement.
56 thousand crores to Japan due to Olympic postponement the loss of
According to a report by Japan’s Daily Nikkan Sports, the postponement of one year of the Olympics has affected Japan and the world economy. Japan alone has suffered a loss of 56 thousand crores. Also, extra expenditure of 20 crores rupees on it has also increased.
The Olympics were postponed for the first time in the history of 124 years
On March 24, the IOC decided to postpone the Olympic by 1 year. This is not the first time the Olympics in Tokyo were postponed. In 1940, the city hosted these games for the first time. However, the Games were canceled due to war with China. The Olympics have been canceled 3 times in the history of 124 years and deferred for the first time. The Berlin (1916), Tokyo (1940) and London (1944) Games had to be canceled due to the First World War.