This is the first time that the Olympics, which are called the grand carnival of the Games, have been postponed due to a disease. The game will now be in 2021, starting from 23rd July 2020 due to the deadly coronavirus. The International Olympic Committee ( IOC) has been trying to end the games at the stipulated time, but it could not happen, and on Tuesday, Japanese PM Shinzo Abe officially announced the postponement of the Olympics. Tokyo has spent 12 billion 60 million dollars on hosting the Games, and in view of its latest budget, experts believe that postponing the Games will cost an additional six billion dollars. It is also a setback for sponsors and major broadcasters who wait for the sports Carnival every four years for advertising revenue.
The Tokyo Olympics this year have been postponed for one year due to the growing outbreak of coronavirus. After an urgent meeting on Tuesday, it was decided to get it in the year 2021. However, the name of the Olympics, which begins late, will also be Tokyo 2020. The Games will be held by summer 2021, Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike said on Tuesday. Koike made the remarks when he and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe spoke to the International Olympic Committee chief Thomas Bach.
Olympic Games canceled three times due to World War
The Olympic Games, which started from Greece's capital Athens in 1896, have been 30 times so far. However, the Olympics had to be canceled despite three preparations. The Olympic Games were not held in 1916, 1940 and 1944 due to world war. Despite the preparations, the International Olympic Committee had to cancel the program of the Games. The Olympic Games in Berlin were canceled in 1916 due to the first World War. The Olympic Games were to be held in Tokyo, japan's capital in 1940, but these games were not held due to the start of the Second World War. The Second World War lasted from 1939 to 1945, six years, causing the Olympic Games to be postponed twice. The Olympic Games in London in 1944 were canceled due to this. Then in the year 1948, London had a chance to host. Germany and Japan were kept separate from the Games. The Soviet Russian players did not participate due to non-recognition from the Olympic Committee.
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