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New dates announced for Tokyo Olympics, starting 23 July 2021 and lasting till 8 August

new Delhi. The new dates for the Tokyo Olympics, which were postponed for a year due to the Corona virus, were announced on Monday. The organizers of the Tokyo Olympics said that now the tournament will start from July 23, 2021 and will run till August 8. At the same time, the Paralympic Games after the Olympics will run from 24 August 2021 to 5 September 2021. It was also decided in this meeting that despite being held in 2021, this tournament will be identified as Tokyo Olympics 2020. Earlier this game was to be held from July 24 this year.

Japan’s burden will increase

Tokyo organizing committee head Yoshiro Mori and CEO Toshiro Muto had said that organizing the games on the new dates would greatly increase its cost. It is estimated that its cost will increase billions of dollars and its burden will be on the taxpayers of Japan.

One year postponed due to corona virus

Japan was under pressure to postpone the Olympics for a year due to the corona virus havoc. Let me tell you that this is the first time after World War II, when no olipink is being held on time. Earlier, the 1940 Olympics was canceled due to World War II. Incidentally, that Olympics was also to be held in Tokyo. This is the second time that the Olympics in Japan are not happening in time.

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