Coronavirus: senior IOC official says Tokyo 2020 Olympics will be postponed

//Coronavirus: senior IOC official says Tokyo 2020 Olympics will be postponed

Coronavirus: senior IOC official says Tokyo 2020 Olympics will be postponed

Senior International Olympic Committee (IOC) official Dick Pound said on Monday that a postponement of this year’s Tokyo Olympics was now inevitable as the world reels from the coronavirus pandemic.The IOC said on Sunday that the body would wait four more weeks before announcing its decision on the fate of the July 24-August 9 Games, amid mounting calls for them to be rescheduled.Pound, however, believes the IOC – which ruled out a cancellation of the Games – is now laying the groundwork for a…

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