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No change in plans for Tokyo Olympics Games in July

Posted on AllSides January 22nd, 2021
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FACT CHECK

The Tokyo Olympics are expected to begin this July after the 2020 Games were postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic.

But a post online claims this summer's games have been canceled.

"Japanese government 'has privately concluded the Games cannot go ahead this summer' after they were postponed from last year," reads a Jan. 22 Facebook post from Taekwondo News. "The former chief executive of the London 2012 Olympics says it is 'unlikely' that the Tokyo Games will take place this summer due to the Covid-19 pandemic."

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