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Fans optional for Tokyo Olympics, says Former IOC vice president Dick Pound

AP |
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.
Representative image(AP)
Representative image(AP)

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.
People wait in line to take pictures with the Olympic rings near the New National Stadium(AP)
People wait in line to take pictures with the Olympic rings near the New National Stadium(AP)

IOC senior member: 3 months to decide fate of Tokyo Olympics

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.
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