Coronavirus will not impact 2020 Tokyo Olympics schedule

TOKYO — Tokyo Olympic organizers reiterated their information on Thursday at the start of two days of conferences with the Global Olympic Committee: The 2020 Online games will not be waylaid by the virus that is spreading from neighboring China.

“I would like to make it clear yet again that we are not considering a cancellation or postponement of the games. Permit me make that crystal clear,” arranging committee president Yoshiro Mori reported, talking via an interpreter to dozens of major IOC officials gathered in Tokyo.