Seun Adigun (proper) and Akuoma Omeoga, from the Nigerian girls’s bobsled crew, throughout the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games in South Korea.
There is “no Plan B” for the Tokyo Games, says International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach, who reaffirmed his dedication to holding the showpiece occasion this yr in an interview with Kyodo News yesterday.
After the Games have been postponed final yr as a result of of the world novel coronavirus pandemic, Saturday marks six months till the rearranged Olympics are attributable to begin on July 23.
Despite dwindling public assist and a surge in coronavirus circumstances throughout the world, organisers are adamant the Games will go forward.
“We have at this moment, no reason whatsoever to believe that the Olympic Games in Tokyo will not open on the 23rd of July in the Olympic stadium in Tokyo,” Bach informed Kyodo News.
“This is why there is no Plan B and this is why we are fully committed to make these Games safe and successful,” he added.
With the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics on the horizon and quickly escalating prices additional decreasing public assist, Tokyo organisers have repeatedly dominated out suspending the Games once more.
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