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Tokyo 2020 Olympics

Trump says delaying Olympics a year better than no spectators

Outlook clouds for Tokyo as travel restrictions disrupt plans

The just-lit Olympic torch at a ceremony in Greece, this time closed to the general public because of the coronavirus pandemic. (Pool photo)

NEW YORK/TOKYO -- U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday raised the possibility of postponing the Summer Olympics in Tokyo over the coronavirus pandemic.

"Maybe they postpone it for a year," Trump told reporters at the White House.

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