Olympics organizers in talks to hold opening ceremony on July 23, 2021: Asahi TV


TOKYO (Reuters) – Japanese organizers and the International Olympic Committee (IOC) decided on Monday that the Tokyo Olympic Games would start on July 23, 2021 and run until Aug. 8, Kyodo news reported.

The Games were postponed last week due to the deepening coronavirus outbreak.

Reporting by David Dolan; Editing by Toby Chopra