Japan in talks with IOC to postpone Tokyo Olympics by 1 year - Sankei

TOKYO, March 24 (Reuters) - Japan's government is negotiating with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to postpone the Tokyo Olympic Games by a maximum one year, the Sankei newspaper reported on Tuesday.

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will hold talks over the phone with IOC President Thomas Bach later on Tuesday, the paper said, citing a senior Japanese government official. (Reporting by Leika Kihara; Editing by Sandra Maler)