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Tokyo Olympics are under threat if the coronavirus is not contained

Source: cbc.ca, February 26, 2020

As the death toll climbs and the number of confirmed infections rises to over 77,000, many are questioning if Tokyo will be hosting the 2020 summer Olympics in July.

Dick Pound, the longest-serving member of the IOC, estimates there’s a three-month window to decide the fate of the Tokyo Olympics, which are being threatened by the fast-spreading COVID-19.

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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