The World Games, which feature sports or disciplines that are not on the Olympic programme, are held every four years, with Wroclaw in Poland having staged the most recent edition in 2017.
Meanwhile, Chinese businesses and entertainment groups - already reeling from the COVID-19 pandemic - are also under pressure because of the Tokyo Olympics' postponement.
The World Games, which are sanctioned by the International World Games Association (IWGA), had been due to take place in the U.S. city from July 15-25 next year.
In a statement Monday, the International Olympic Committee said the Summer Games will instead take place from July 23 to August 8 of next year.
In its qualification system principles-updated following confirmation of the new dates for the Games-the International Olympic Committee said the qualification period would end on June 29, 2021.
Opportunities to qualify for the 2021 Tokyo Olympics have been granted. "At a time like this, this is the best way to go".
When asked by Xinhua, Olympic Games Executive Director Christophe Dubi responded: "We're not going against the Charter". "The Olympic flame can become the light at the end of this dark tunnel", Bach said in a statement. The new date has kept my dream alive.
CoSport (the company that most USA ticket buyers use to purchase their tickets) states that the ticket purchaser "may apply for a refund to the CoSport under the parameters outlined in the Tokyo Organising Committee for the Olympic Games Terms and Conditions".
'The new qualification period deadline is 29 June, 2021 and the IFs (international federations) can define their own qualification period deadlines should the deadline be prior to this date, ' Mcloed wrote. The 16 participants will still be allowed to select three over-age players in their squad.
The decorated gymnast has been training on a rigid schedule for years and was looking forward to resting after the competition, she told the Associated Press. The event will now take place from July 7 to July 17, 2022 in the original location of Birmingham, Ala.
"There are a few possibilities and if the world meet is to be used as an Olympic qualifying event, then our divers need to focus on that too".
Federation Internationale de Football Association and its dedicated Covid-19 working group also moved to postpone both the U-17 Women's World Cup in India in November and the U-20 Women's World Cup co-hosted by Panama and Costa in August and September.
The event will be televised nationally on NBC.