Olympics chief says 2021 ‘last option’ for Tokyo Games

You cannot change the sports schedule for all the major federations every year, says International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach. – EPA pic, May 21, 2020.

OLYMPICS chief Thomas Bach today said 2021 is the “last option” for holding the delayed Tokyo Games, stressing that postponement cannot go on forever.

He told BBC that he agrees with Japan’s stance that the Games will have to be cancelled if the coronavirus pandemic is not under control by next year.

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