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The amount of media frenzy should not surprise on Tokyo 2020 moving to Tokyo 2021. Now, mediar is asking what if coronavirus goes into 2021? The questioning, while understandable, is silly. First and foremost, we must get over this virurs, which is larger than many of us may appreciate. The only way to protect you and your family: Stay home until 30 April . Wash 20 seconds. Social distance Always. Be patient. Watch netflix.
Marathon and walks to remain in Sapporo
TOKYO (JPN): On a wide-ranging conference call with reporters today, International Olympic Committee (IOC) officials said that the Tokyo 2020 Olympic marathons and race walk events, now postponed until 2021, will remain in Sapporo. Writes Race Results Weekly. “The session schedule, the competition schedule, across the Games remains in place,” said IOC sports director Kit McConnell. He continued: “That includes Sapporo; Sapporo remains in place as planned.” Under the previous schedule, the marathons and race walks were to be held in Sapporo’s Odori Park on the final four days of the Games. The men’s 20 km race walk was scheduled for Thursday, the men’s 50 km race walk and women’s 20 km race walk for Friday, the women’s marathon for Saturday, and the men’s marathon for Sunday. McConnell said that while “there may be some adjustments” to the Games schedule the intent was to keep the program the same.
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