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Tokyo 2020 Olympics

IOC to hold talks with sport chiefs amid coronavirus crisis

Qualification periods, quota allocations and eligibility criteria to be discussed

The International Olympic Committee will discuss the impact that the coronavirus pandemic is having in the run-up to the Tokyo Olympics.   © Reuters

TOKYO (Reuters) -- The International Olympic Committee (IOC) will hold talks with heads of international sports organizations on Tuesday in response to the coronavirus outbreak, a source close to an international federation briefed on the issue said.

With less than five months to go until the scheduled start of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics on July 24, questions have been raised as to whether the Games can go ahead.

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