Sacrifices and compromises: these are the virtues demanded by Thomas Bach after the postponement of the Tokyo Games to 2021.
During a telephone press conference, the President of the International Olympic Committee also announced the establishment of a “taskforce” to assess the various consequences of the postponement of the Olympic Games. The German revealed that the question of outright cancellation of the Games had been “put on the table”.
Thousands of answers to find
“The question of a cancellation was discussed and studied, but it was clear from the start that the cancellation of the Games was never a priority“, underlined Thomas Bach.
Regarding the partners of the Games, Thomas Bach indicated that he was “logical that the sponsors of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games retain their rights even if these Games are organized in 2021“Asked about the Olympic Village, Thomas Bach said it was”one of the thousands of questions that need to be answered“.
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