President of the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic organising committee, Seiko Hashimoto, at a press conference with International Olympic Committee vice-president John Coates in Tokyo, Japan in May. Photo: Kyodo President of the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic organising committee, Seiko Hashimoto, at a press conference with International Olympic Committee vice-president John Coates in Tokyo, Japan in May. Photo: Kyodo
President of the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic organising committee, Seiko Hashimoto, at a press conference with International Olympic Committee vice-president John Coates in Tokyo, Japan in May. Photo: Kyodo

Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games to go ahead ‘whether there is a state of emergency or not’ – IOC vice-president John Coates

  • Coates reiterates organisers must ‘get on with our job’ despite the low public opinion and vaccine rates
  • Tokyo organising committee head Hashimoto confirmed reduction in ‘stakeholders’ and is unsure about spectators

Topic |   Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games
President of the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic organising committee, Seiko Hashimoto, at a press conference with International Olympic Committee vice-president John Coates in Tokyo, Japan in May. Photo: Kyodo President of the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic organising committee, Seiko Hashimoto, at a press conference with International Olympic Committee vice-president John Coates in Tokyo, Japan in May. Photo: Kyodo
President of the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic organising committee, Seiko Hashimoto, at a press conference with International Olympic Committee vice-president John Coates in Tokyo, Japan in May. Photo: Kyodo
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