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  Adar 29, 5780 , 25/03/20

It's official: Olympic Games postponed until next year

Olympic chiefs on Tuesday officially postponed the 2020 Tokyo Games until next year due to the coronavirus pandemic that is upending global society, AFP reports.

The dramatic step is the first time the Olympics has been postponed in peacetime and comes as a devastating blow to the city of Tokyo and the Olympic movement.

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