Olympic Games postponed until 2021

The Olympic Games have been postponed until 2021.

Japan's Prime Minister, Shinzo Abe, has made a formal request to the International Olympic Committee to postpone the games due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Abe says that IOC president Thomas Bach agreed "100%" with the proposal.

The games will now take place in 2021, but will still be branded "Tokyo 2020", according to Tokyo governor Yuriko Koike.

CNN's Will Ripley is in Tokyo - and says it's a huge blow:
 

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