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Tokyo 2020 Olympics

IOC chief confident of safe Tokyo Games, says too early for deadlines

In-depth discussions on COVID-19 measures scheduled in coming weeks: Bach

IOC President Thomas Bach, seen here in March after the decision to postpone the 2020 Tokyo Games.   © Reuters

The International Olympic Committee has confidence in its preparations and in Japanese government support for next year's Tokyo Olympics, but said all scenarios would be discussed in the coming weeks amid the ongoing pandemic.

IOC President Thomas Bach said on Wednesday that his organisation was committed to delivering a safe Games and had the full support of the Japanese government following the resignation of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, but the look of next year's Games was still unclear.

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