PUBLISHED ON JAN 21, 2021 02:15 PM IST
Pound is no longer a part of the IOC's decision-making executive board, but he has been speaking out recently to generate enthusiasm for the postponed Olympics.
Expect Tokyo Olympics to go ahead as scheduled despite coronavirus concerns: Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju
New Delhi | By PTI
UPDATED ON FEB 27, 2020 11:31 AM IST
The Olympic Games are scheduled to be held in July-August this year but a senior IOC member Dick Pound has said that the event might have to be cancelled if the deadly coronavirus outbreak is not brought under control by May.
Tokyo | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON FEB 26, 2020 10:43 AM IST
Pound, in an exclusive interview with The Associated Press, did not sound alarmist. But he did speak frankly about the risks facing the Olympics, which open July 24.