New dates for Olympic Games confirmed for 2021

Originally Published: 30 MAR 20 08:03 ET
Updated: 30 MAR 20 08:10 ET

(CNN) -- The Tokyo Olympics will be held from July 23 to August 8 in 2021, according to Tokyo 2020 Organization Committee President Yoshiro Mori, who said he had reached agreement on the dates with International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach following a Monday phone call.

The Paralympics will be staged from August 23 to September 5.

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