International Olympic Committee member Dick Pound has warned the games could be canceled, unless athletes are vaccinated ahead of the general public.
Over 100 athletes will be offering experiences over the course of the five-day festival, including Allyson Felix, the six-time gold medalist track and field star for Team USA and 17-time medalist and paralympic athlete, Tatyana McFadden.
In March the International Olympic Committee postponed the Games by 12 months to the summer of 2021 due to the novel coronavirus pandemic.
Last month, Tokyo 2020 organizers and the IOC took the unprecedented decision of postponing this summer's Olympic Games until next year.
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The International Olympic Committee announced the rescheduled dates for the 2020 Games on Monday.
With the Tokyo 2020 Games now moved to next year, a major logistical hurdle standing in the way of completing the NBA season has been removed.
The International Olympic Committee declared the Games that have been moved to 2021 will still be called the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, and it's about more than just previously-distributed promotional material.
The Olympics, Tiger at the Masters, March Madness and how many Astros hitters would get beaned as baseball opened are just a few of the things we'll miss as coronavirus has most of the sports world on pause.
The IOC postponed the Games earlier this week, meaning the Olympics will take place in 2021.
The IOC has taken the unprecedented decision to postpone the Olympic Games by a year to 2021 in the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak.
The 2020 Olympics become the first Games to be postponed since the 1944 Games were called off because of World War 2.
The Olympics are due to get underway on July 24 but a postponement looks increasingly inevitable amid the coronavirus pandemic.
"The Games are not going to start on July 24, that much I know," International Olympic Committee (IOC) member Dick Pound told USA Today.
The Olympics are scheduled to begin on July 24 but bookmakers expect the Tokyo games to be canceled because of the COVID-19 outbreak.
The Canadian Olympic Committee said on Sunday it won't send its athletes to the Olympics if they're not postponed.
Tokyo Olympics organizers and the IOC are under mounting pressure to postpone the Games due the coronavirus outbreak.
Cameron van der Burgh, the Olympic gold medalist in the 100-meter breaststroke in 2012 and silver medalist in 2016, talks about his physical struggles during his 14th day in battling coronavirus.
The IOC will look at various options to keep the Summer Olympics in Tokyo during 2020, including a postponement. But canceling the Games is not an option, they say.
The Games are scheduled to begin in July, but the International Olympic Committee is coming under increasing pressure to postpone them amid the COVID-19 outbreak.
"There are no perfect answers, and this will not be easy; however, it is a solution that provides a concrete path forward and allows all athletes to prepare for a safe and successful Olympic Games in 2021," the CEO of USA Swimming said.
The IOC and Tokyo organizers have repeatedly insisted the Games will go ahead as scheduled despite the spread of COVID-19.
Four-time Olympic gold medalist and IOC member Hayley Wickenheiser called the IOC's stance "insensitive and irresponsible."
Kozo Tashima returned to Japan on March 8 after a lengthy business trip in Great Britain, Europe and the U.S.
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The Olympic Games are scheduled to get underway on July 24, but organizers and the IOC have delivered mixed messages recently.
Tokyo is scheduled to host the 2020 Olympic Games this summer, but the rapid spread of coronavirus has put the event in jeopardy.
Canceling the Olympics would cost the company ad-driven profit, which stood at approximately $250 million for the Rio Olympics four years ago.
Japan has reported over 1,000 coronavirus cases with 12 recorded deaths but the organizers and the IOC are confident the Olympics will go ahead as scheduled.
The Olympics governing body said it remained committed to ensuring the 2020 Games will go ahead as planned this summer.