a large number of events have already had to cancel or be postponed because of the spread of the coronavirus.
Now, the next big idrottshöjdpunkt likely to be affected. The OLYMPIC games in Tokyo, which is to take place on the 24 of July, in the summer, it can be pushed to the top.
There was a question in the Japanese parliament as Japan's OLYMPICS minister Seiko Hashimoto opened the door for the games may not be able to be held as scheduled.
”We are doing everything we can”
the Minister told us that the contract with the international olympic committee to require that the olympic games are held in 2020. However, it can be put off until later in the year, due to the spread of the coronavirus.
"It (the contract) can be interpreted as meaning that it is able to be pushed to the top," she says, according to the BBC.
at the same time, she says that they are doing everything in their power to make sure it happens as planned, between July 24th and August 9th.
"We will do everything we can to make sure that the game can be held as scheduled," says Seiko Hashimoto.
on Tuesday morning, over 91 000 people have been infected by the covid-19.
the IOC president, Thomas Bach, said last week that he is ”absolutely certain” the OLYMPIC games will take place as scheduled.
in Sweden, and won eleven medals at the OLYMPIC games in Rio four years ago and aims to be the home of a major medaljskörd, this time with a more heavy-duty guldfavoriter Sarah Sjöström, Armand Duplantis, and Daniel Stahl.
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