Tokyo 2021 #1YearToGo

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Cartan Global | Tokyo 2021

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) will adopt a flexible approach to the election cycles of National Olympic Committees (NOC) following the postponement of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

The Coronavirus is having a strong effect worldwide, and sport has not been immune to all the consequences of this terrible pandemic.

IN 124 YEARS, FROM THEIR REVIVAL BY PIERRE DE COUBERTIN UNTIL THIS WEEK’S DECISION TO POSTPONE THE OLYMPIC GAMES IN TOKYO FROM 2020 TO 2021, THE OLYMPIC GAMES HAD NEVER BEEN POSTPONED. BUT THE 20TH CENTURY’S TWO WORLD WARS LED SEVERAL EDITIONS TO BE CANCELLED. LET’S TAKE A LOOK AT THE GAMES THAT WERE CAUGHT IN THE UPHEAVALS OF MODERN HISTORY.

MORE THAN 1,600 ATHLETES FROM 185 NATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEES (NOCS) AND THE REFUGEE ATHLETES WHO ARE BENEFITING FROM THE OLYMPIC SOLIDARITY PROGRAMMES RELATED TO THE OLYMPIC GAMES TOKYO 2020 WILL CONTINUE TO ENJOY THIS SUPPORT UP TO THE GAMES OF THE XXXII OLYMPIAD, WHICH WILL NOW BE CELEBRATED FROM 23 JULY TO 8 AUGUST 2021.

BRIAN LEWIS, president of the TT Olympic Committee (TTOC), acknowledges that the local Olympic body will need to readjust and focus on the July 23-August 8, 2021 dates, announced by the International Olympic Committee (IOC), for the Tokyo Olympic Games.