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Corona Effect: Claims of an IOC member - Tokyo Olympics postponed

Vice Daily 2020-03-24 12:33:36

In the wake of the worldwide outbreak of Corona virus, several major sporting events, ceremonies and events are being canceled or postponed, and now it is also affecting the Olympic Games, the world's largest sports event. A…




In the wake of the worldwide outbreak of Corona virus, several major sporting events, ceremonies and events are being canceled or postponed, and now it is also affecting the Olympic Games, the world's largest sports event. A member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has claimed that the Olympic Games to be held in the middle of this year have been postponed.

Dick Pound, a senior member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), has claimed that the Tokyo Olympics has been postponed and now a decision has to be taken to hold the Games' next year (2021).

Dick Pound is a Canadian citizen and Canada is the first country to decide to withdraw from this year's Olympic Games.

Olympics will not be held on time: down

The IOC has not yet officially announced that the Olympics have been postponed regarding the Tokyo Olympics, although it is clearly indicated that the next four weeks will depend on the circumstances. Then new dates will be announced.

Dick Pound said in a phone interview that based on the information, the IOC has decided to postpone. What kind of parameters will be used for this is not decided, but it is clearly clear that the 24 July Olympic Games are not going to happen.