Tokyo governor Yuriko Koike has hit back at a candidate to be London mayor who offered to host this year's Olympics due to the coronavirus epidemic affecting Japan. Photo: AFP

Coronavirus could disrupt Tokyo Olympics but Governor Yuriko Koike tells London to back off

  • London mayoral candidate Shaun Bailey said the city could host the Summer Olympics if the coronavirus epidemic gets worse
  • But the Tokyo governor blasted the offer, pointing out that the Diamond Princess, which has more than 600 coronavirus cases, is a British ship
Topic |   Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games
Tokyo governor Yuriko Koike has hit back at a candidate to be London mayor who offered to host this year's Olympics due to the coronavirus epidemic affecting Japan. Photo: AFP
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