TOKYO—An open conflict broke out between Tokyo Olympic organizers and the IOC today over who will pay for the unprecedented year-long postponement.
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TOKYO—The countdown clocks have been reset and are ticking again for the Tokyo Olympics.
The model outside Tokyo Station, and others across the Japanese capital, were switched on almost immediately after organizers announced the new dates—July 23 to Aug. 8, 2021.
TOKYO—The Tokyo Olympics need new dates for the opening and closing ceremonies in 2021.
Nothing much can get done until those dates are worked out by the International Olympic Committee, the Japanese government and Tokyo organizers.
Tokyo Olympic organizers are pushing ahead with the Japanese leg of the torch relay despite the threat of the spreading coronavirus.
The Olympic flame, which is due to arrive on Friday from Greece, is scheduled to navigate the country for four months from March 26 until the planned opening of the Olympics on July 24 at the national stadium in Tokyo.