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IOC member casts doubt on postponing or moving Tokyo Games

1 month ago   |   By Boston Herald

By STEPHEN WADE
TOKYO - A senior member of the International Olympic Committee said Tuesday that if it proves too dangerous to hold the Olympics in Tokyo this summer because of the coronavirus outbreak, organizers are more likely to cancel it altogether than to postpone or move it.
Dick Pound, a former Canadian swimming champion who has been on the IOC since 1978, making him its longest-serving member, estimated there is a three-month window - perhaps a two-month one - to decide the fate of the Tokyo Olympics, meaning a decision could be put off until late May.
“In and around that time...
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Olympics canceled? Senior IOC member says coronavirus could impact summer games

Olympics canceled? Senior IOC member says coronavirus could impact summer games

1 month ago   |   By WBALTV

A senior member of the International Olympic Committee is casting doubt on the possibility of postponing, moving or scattering this summer's Tokyo Games because of the deadly coronavirus outbreak, saying organizers will probably either hold the event or cancel it.
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