Delayed Olympics will still be called 'Tokyo 2020': Governor

The postponed Olympics will retain the name “Tokyo 2020” despite being held next year, the city's governor said Tuesday.

A growing number of sports bodies have called for the Summer Games to be pushed back.

A growing number of sports bodies have called for the Summer Games to be pushed back.   -  REUTERS

The postponed Olympics will retain the name “Tokyo 2020” despite being held next year, the city's governor said Tuesday.

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“The name will remain Tokyo 2020,” Yuriko Koike told reporters, after Japan's prime minister said he agreed a year's delay with the head of the International Olympic Committee because of the coronavirus pandemic.