Greek Olympic Committee cancels Olympic torch relay within Greece

Greek Olympic Committee cancels Olympic torch relay within Greece
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  • calendar-gray 13 March 2020

The Greek Olympic Committee has cancelled the Olympic torch relay within Greece due to the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), APA reports citing Sputnik.

A day earlier, US President Donald Trump suggested that the Olympic Games in Tokyo should be postponed for a year.

The statement came after a source in the Greek Olympic Committee told reporters that all the decisions regarding the games in Tokyo would be made in May.

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