In today's news roundup, China and Russia team up on a moon research station, the world's oldest woman will help carry the Olympic torch, and as its prices keep going up, Venezuela creates its first 1 million bolivar bill.
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Among the more unusual news stories recently…breakdancing becomes an Olympic event, a New Zealand company upsets people when it tries to give away money, and some cricket umpires in Australia will now have ads - in their armpits.
On Tuesday, Japan and the International Olympic Committee announced that the 2020 Summer Olympics, which were planned for this summer in Tokyo, have been postponed until 2021 because of the coronavirus.
Russia won't be able to take part in major sports events for four years. That's a punishment for Russia's system of giving its athletes drugs to help them win. The ruling could keep Russia out of the 2020 Olympics.
Athletes at the 2018 Winter Olympics are facing tough conditions. The weather has been very cold, there have been strong winds, and there was even an earthquake.