- Meetings in F1 and athletics have already been cancelled
- ‘The IOC is in contact with the World Health Organisation’
It is the ultimate sporting get-together: 11,000 athletes from 200 countries all striving to live up to the Olympic motto – faster, higher and stronger.
But as this year’s Games in Tokyo approaches it is not the usual concerns – the potential for high temperatures or the logistics of putting on the world’s biggest sporting event – that is the biggest problem for organisers. It is the coronavirus.
Written by Sean Ingle
This news first appeared on https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2020/feb/14/ioc-insists-tokyo-olympics-will-go-ahead-despite-coronavirus under the title “IOC insists Tokyo Olympics will go ahead despite coronavirus”. Bolchha Nepal is not responsible or affiliated towards the opinion expressed in this news article.