24 March 2020 – Tokyo 2020 Olympics postponed for about a year

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Type of Intervention: Executive Order
Sectors Involved: Immigration, Tourism
Intervention Categories: Social and physical distancing measures; Gatherings, businesses, and services
Level of Jurisdiction: National

Overview: Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach agreed to postpone the Tokyo 2020 Olympics by about one year.
Full details here: https://www.espn.com/olympics/story/_/id/28946033/tokyo-olympics-officially-postponed-2021