Olympic Games postponed for first time ever

Japanese prime minister asked for Tokyo Olympic Games to be put off, saying when world's biggest sporting event takes place, it will be proof of victory over the coronavirus.

    The world's biggest sporting event has been postponed - for up to a year.

    Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe asked for the Tokyo Olympic Games to be put off - saying, when it happens, it will be proof of victory over the coronavirus.

    Al Jazeera's Alexi O'Brien reports.


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