Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Tokyo 2020: Olympics rescheduling a 'huge jigsaw puzzle' - Thomas Bach

Thomas Bach says he "does not envy the taskforce" set up to tackle the logistics of reorganising the GAmes for 2021

Rescheduling Tokyo 2020 is like "a huge jigsaw puzzle" and the new date "will not be restricted to the summer months", says the International Olympic Committee's president.

It was announced on Tuesday that the Olympic and Paralympic Games have been delayed until next year because of the worldwide coronavirus pandemic.

Thomas Bach said there are "many thousands of questions" to address before a new timeframe can be confirmed, but added that "all options are on the table".  Read more >>