From Tokyo do not believe possible a cancellation of the Olympic Games

With the expansion of the Coronavirus worldwide, there are doubts about carrying out such massive tests.

That's explained the governor of the Tokyo prefecture, Yuriko Koike, who has claimed that does not believe that a cancellation of the Olympics is possible, despite the extension of COVID-19.

With the expansion of the Coronavirus worldwide, there are doubts about carrying out such massive tests.

According to vanguardKoike acknowledged that the WHO decision to catalog coronavirus pandemic "could affect" the Olympic Games, although he insisted that everything goes on so that they end up celebrating.

"I don't think it's possible for them to be cancelled,"

These statements were made, after Haruyuki Takahashi, a board member of the organizing committee, stated that it was necessary think of other plans including postponing the games to 1 or 2 years.

"It will be the IOC who makes the decision"

Koike stated “The Government of Tokyo has been firmly preparing the Olympic Games, it will be the International Olympic Committee that makes a decision observing the entire” of the situation, he added.

On the other hand, the Japanese Cabinet Minister, Yoshihide Suga, referring to the WHO decision; said it does not affect the preparations that are still being made to start sports competitions on the scheduled calendar.

 

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