Japan Key Minister Shinzo Abe said the Tokyo Olympic Video games will go ahead as planned in July, inspite of coronavirus issues resulting in the postponement of sporting gatherings.
Abe additional the Intercontinental Olympic Committee (IOC) would have the ultimate determination irrespective of whether Tokyo 2020 goes ahead.
“We will conquer the unfold of the infection and host the Olympics without trouble, as prepared,” Abe stated.
Japan has had additional than 1,400 cases and 28 deaths ensuing from coronavirus.
The Tokyo Games is expected to expense about 1.35 trillion yen (£10.26bn), organisers claimed in December.
The Japan area of the Olympic Torch relay is because of to begin in Fukushima on 26 March. The latest torch-lights ceremony in ancient Olympia was held devoid of spectators, ahead of the relaxation of the relay in Greece was suspended to avoid attracting crowds.
Tokyo governor Yuriko Koike reported: “We are taking comprehensive an infection steps with regards to the torch relay domestically.”
Various Olympic trials occasions in the United States have been postponed, which includes wrestling, rowing and diving.
However, the boxing activities in London will go in advance on Saturday as scheduled.