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The Fallout of Olympic Postponement

The Fallout of Olympic Postponement

In a long-awaited announcement, the IOC postponed the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo until summer of 2021, an unprecedented decision due to the coronavirus outbreak. What has to happen in order to reschedule an event as massive as the Olympics? Sports Illustrated senior writers Jon Wertheim and Michael Rosenberg react to the development and explain how this complicates "the biggest jigsaw puzzle in sports." Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

Duration: 18 min

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