Japanese officials welcome the Olympic flame to Ofunato, Iwate Prefecture, as it tours the country ahead of the Games. Photo: KyodoJapanese officials welcome the Olympic flame to Ofunato, Iwate Prefecture, as it tours the country ahead of the Games. Photo: Kyodo
Japanese officials welcome the Olympic flame to Ofunato, Iwate Prefecture, as it tours the country ahead of the Games. Photo: Kyodo

Tokyo 2020 chaos: China likely to follow IOC lead, says Asia official – ‘athletes interest takes priority over broadcast rights and sponsorship’

  • Wei Jizhong says the IOC is in a difficult position, with thousands of athletes having prepared for at least four years for the Tokyo Games
  • He said the Chinese Olympic Committee is unlikely to follow Canada and Australia and pull out of the Games

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Japanese officials welcome the Olympic flame to Ofunato, Iwate Prefecture, as it tours the country ahead of the Games. Photo: KyodoJapanese officials welcome the Olympic flame to Ofunato, Iwate Prefecture, as it tours the country ahead of the Games. Photo: Kyodo
Japanese officials welcome the Olympic flame to Ofunato, Iwate Prefecture, as it tours the country ahead of the Games. Photo: Kyodo
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