Prime Minister of Japan, Shinzo Abe on Wednesday insinuated that the Tokyo Olympics 2020 (postponed to 2021) may not take place next year and will have to be cancelled unless the COVID-19 pandemic is contained.
Coronavirus: 20TH National Sport Festival Postponed
The Minister of Sports, Sunday Dare, in a joint meeting with the Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire and other health experts have agreed that the 2020 edition of the National Sports Festival scheduled to take place in Edo state from Friday, March 20th to Friday, April 3rd 2020 be postponed.
Training of volunteers for the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics have been postponed over the Coronavirus outbreak in Japan. The organising committee of the event in a statement made the announcement on Friday saying the training slated for Saturday has been rescheduled to a later date.
Russia has been banned from all major sporting events for four years by the World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada) as punishment for a string of state-sponsored, doping-related offences and the country’s repeated brazen efforts to mislead authorities.