Tokyo Olympics postponed, U.S. closes in on relief package

The International Olympic Committee has postponed this summer's Tokyo Games for a year as coronavirus deaths mount around the world.

News 12 Staff

Mar 24, 2020, 2:38 PM

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MADRID (AP) - The International Olympic Committee has postponed this summer's Tokyo Games for a year as coronavirus deaths mount around the world and U.S. lawmakers close in on a nearly $2 trillion deal to help cushion the economic damage from the crisis.
The IOC acted on the recommendation of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, adding the Olympics to a long roster of sports events canceled because of the deadly outbreak.
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