After the postponement of the Tokyo Olympics to next year, speculations about further postponement has been denied.
The Tokyo Olympics has been scheduled for July 23, 2021 and the Paralympics has been scheduled for August 24, 2021. The International Olympic Committee and Japanese officials together decided the dates after the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic.
The organisers of the event are further proceeding with the new scheduled as confirmed by the Spokesman for the Tokyo Olympics, Masa Takaya.
Masa Takaya said, “We are working toward the new goal. We don’t have a ‘B’ Plan”. She added, “All I can tell you today is that the new games’ dates for both the Olympic and Paralympic Games have been just set up. In that respect, Tokyo 2020 and all parties concerned now are doing their very best effort to deliver the games next year.”