A man wearing a face mask walks in front of the Olympic Rings in Tokyo. There are increasing calls to delay the Summer Games. Photo: AFPA man wearing a face mask walks in front of the Olympic Rings in Tokyo. There are increasing calls to delay the Summer Games. Photo: AFP
A man wearing a face mask walks in front of the Olympic Rings in Tokyo. There are increasing calls to delay the Summer Games. Photo: AFP
Jonathan White
Opinion

Opinion

Faster, Higher, Stronger by Jonathan White

Tokyo 2020: coronavirus cannot be beaten by Olympic war of words

  • As one dissenting voice on the organising committee calling for a delay is drowned out, Games presses on for July start
  • IOC back chief’s ‘full steam ahead’ stance despite WHO reclassifying virus as a pandemic

A man wearing a face mask walks in front of the Olympic Rings in Tokyo. There are increasing calls to delay the Summer Games. Photo: AFPA man wearing a face mask walks in front of the Olympic Rings in Tokyo. There are increasing calls to delay the Summer Games. Photo: AFP
A man wearing a face mask walks in front of the Olympic Rings in Tokyo. There are increasing calls to delay the Summer Games. Photo: AFP
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