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Joint Statement from the International Olympic Committee and the Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee

In the present circumstances and based on the information provided by the WHO, the IOC President and the Prime Minister of Japan have concluded that the Games of the XXXII Olympiad in Tokyo must be rescheduled to a date beyond 2020 but not later than summer 2021, to safeguard the health of the athletes, everybody involved in the Olympic Games and the international community. 

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IOC President Thomas Bach's letter to the global athlete community

IOC President Thomas Bach wrote to the global athlete community to provide them with an explanation of the IOC’s approach. 



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Information for National Olympic Committees

Information intended specifically for NOCs is posted in NOCnet, the IOC extranet for NOCs.

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Information for athletes

Latest updates on Coronavirus to support athletes

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Information from the World Health Organisation

World Health Organisation on COVID-19. Follow WHO also via WhatsApp.

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Detailed information on Tokyo 2020

Tokyo 2020 section

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