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Tokyo Olympics set for July 23 2021 start

Next year's Olympic Games have been set to begin on July 23, 2021 and will run until Aug. 8, the head of the Tokyo 2020 organising committee, Yoshiro Mori said on Monday.

Tokyo Olympics set for July 23 2021 start
KAZUHIRO NOGI AFP

Next year's Olympic Games have been set to begin on July 23, 2021 and will run until Aug. 8.

The move was confirmed by the head of the Tokyo 2020 organising committee, Yoshiro Mori, after he made the decision with the International Olympic Committee.

Mori added that the Paralympic Games would run from Aug. 24-Sep. 5.

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