World Figure Skating Championships Postponed Indefinitely
One week from today, the biggest figure skating event of 2011, the World Figure Skating Championships was to commence in Tokyo, Japan. Due to concerns over effects of the earthquake and tsunami on the region, the International Skating Union and the Japanese Skating Federation today announced that they will be postponing the event indefinitely. On the advice of the Japanese authorities, they concluded that given safety concerns for competitors and spectators, staging of the event at that time just "is not possible."
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