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Cancelling or postponing the Tokyo 2020 Olympics is not being considered despite the coronavirus outbreak, organisers have said.


A number of sporting events have moved after the outbreak which has killed more than 1,350 people and infected ten of thousands more in China.


The Chinese Grand Prix, due to take place in April, has been postponed, while athletics, golf and football have also been impacted.


Medical staff in protective suits have been treating patients at a temporary hospital in Wuhan, China amid the deadly coronavirus outbreak which has killed more than 1,350 people


People in Hong Kong wear face masks to try to avoid contracting the coronavirus


But Tokyo 2020 president Yoshiro Mori said the Games would open as planned on July 24.


Speaking at a press conference in Tokyo, he said: 'I want to again state clearly that cancellation or postponement of the Tokyo Games has not been considered.'


John Coates, from the International Olympic Committee, added: 'Of course we have unexpected issues to deal with, for example the coronavirus outbreak is one event.


Tokyo 2020 president Yoshiro Mori (right) said there is no prospect of a cancellation



'We are looking forward to hearing today from the Japanese government, the TMG (Tokyo Metropolitan Government) and your own organisation on the work that you are doing in collaboration with the World Health Organisation... to ensure that all of the athletes, and all of the people who come to Japan for the games are not going to be affected, and that all the necessary precautions are being taken.'


Source: https://www.dailymail.co.uk


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Olympics will NOT be cancelled or postponed despite coronavirus

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Cancelling or postponing the Tokyo 2020 Olympics is not being considered despite the coronavirus outbreak, organisers have said.


A number of sporting events have moved after the outbreak which has killed more than 1,350 people and infected ten of thousands more in China.


The Chinese Grand Prix, due to take place in April, has been postponed, while athletics, golf and football have also been impacted.


Medical staff in protective suits have been treating patients at a temporary hospital in Wuhan, China amid the deadly coronavirus outbreak which has killed more than 1,350 people


People in Hong Kong wear face masks to try to avoid contracting the coronavirus


But Tokyo 2020 president Yoshiro Mori said the Games would open as planned on July 24.


Speaking at a press conference in Tokyo, he said: 'I want to again state clearly that cancellation or postponement of the Tokyo Games has not been considered.'


John Coates, from the International Olympic Committee, added: 'Of course we have unexpected issues to deal with, for example the coronavirus outbreak is one event.


Tokyo 2020 president Yoshiro Mori (right) said there is no prospect of a cancellation



'We are looking forward to hearing today from the Japanese government, the TMG (Tokyo Metropolitan Government) and your own organisation on the work that you are doing in collaboration with the World Health Organisation... to ensure that all of the athletes, and all of the people who come to Japan for the games are not going to be affected, and that all the necessary precautions are being taken.'


Source: https://www.dailymail.co.uk


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