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


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  • Tuesday, 24 Mar 2020

Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike delivers a speech during a ceremony celebrating one year out from the start of the summer games in front of Tokyo Station in Tokyo, Japan July 24, 2019. REUTERS/Issei Kato

TOKYO (Reuters) - 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 made 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)

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