|24 March, 2020

Tokyo's Koike: Next year's Olympics will still be Tokyo 2020

Games would be held by Summer 2021

TOKYO - The name of the delayed Olympics will still be Tokyo 2020, Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike said on Tuesday, adding that the Games would be held by Summer 2021.

Koike mader the comment to reporters after she and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe spoke to the head of the International Olympic Committee, Thomas Bach.

(Reporting by Ju-min Park; Writing by David Dolan; Editing by Andrew Heavens) ((david.dolan@tr.com; +81 3 6441 1526; Reuters Messaging: david.dolan.thomsonreuters.com@reuters.net))

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