The Fallout of Olympic Postponement

The Fallout of Olympic Postponement

Coronavirus and Sports - March 25, 2020 - 16:15

In a long-awaited announcement, the IOC postponed the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo until summer of 2021, an unprecedented decision due to the coronavirus outbreak. What has to happen in order to reschedule an event as massive as the Olympics? Sports Illustrated senior writers Jon Wertheim and Michael Rosenberg react to the development and explain how this complicates "the biggest jigsaw puzzle in sports."

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SI's Coronavirus and Sports podcast is bringing you stories and news updates about how the COVID-19 global pandemic is impacting the world of professional sports. Hosted by Luis Miguel Echegaray, this series will explore all the ways in which athletes, teams, leagues, fans, and everyone else in and around pro sports are dealing with the fallout from a completely unprecedented event. Listen every weekday as we all look to understand: What happens to sports when there are no sports?