When Will Tokyo 2020 Olympics Go Ahead? Not This Year

Tokyo 2020 is keeping its name but the Summer Olympics and Paralympics have been pushed back to 2021. As the deadly coronavirus spreads globally, organizers bowed to the demands of athletes, sports federations and politicians around the world by delaying an event that was due to start July 24. It’s the first time an Olympics has been postponed since the modern games began in the 19th century.