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Coronavirus may force Olympics to be postponed, Japan's Abe says

Breaking News EmailsGet breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings.SUBSCRIBEMarch 23, 2020, 9:48 AM UTC / Updated March 23, 2020, 12:25 PM UTCBy Linda Givetash and Arata YamamotoJapan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe acknowledged for the first time on Monday that the Summer Olympic Games could be delayed due to the coronavirus as countries began threatening to keep their athletes at home."If it’s difficult to proceed in its complete form, then we must think about the athletes first and consider postponing," Abe told Parliament.Meanwhile, the Tokyo 2020 organizing committee told reporters it would not make a final decision for another four weeks.Trump: Postponing Olympics is a 'big ...