Best answer: Why do the Olympics say 2020 and not 2021?

Why are the 2021 Olympics called 2020?

The Olympics had never been postponed, so while there was no precedent on how to handle the name, Statler said the IOC’s commitment to preserving tradition meant keeping the name “Tokyo 2020,” rather than explaining why there was a 2021 Olympics.

Is there gonna be a 2021 Olympics?

What do we call the Tokyo Olympics? These Games mark the first time an Olympics has been postponed. Even though the Tokyo Games are taking place in the summer of 2021, they still will be referred to as the 2020 Olympics.

Will the Olympics be in 2024?

Paris is to host the 2024 Summer Olympic Games, under the motto “Made for Sharing” (“Venez a Partager”). The city, which had endured failed bids for the 1992, 2008 and 2012 Olympics, was confirmed by the International Olympic Committee as the 2024 venue in September 2017.

Where are the 2024 Olympics?

Why do they speak French at the Olympics?

It all traces back to Pierre de Coubertin, who revived the Olympic Games at the end of the 19th century when French was considered the language of diplomacy. And, since April 1915, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) headquarters have been located in the French-speaking region of Switzerland.

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