Representative image. Image credit: Raw Story
Representative image. Image credit: Raw Story

In the wake of coronavirus outbreak across the world, uncertainty looms over Tokyo Olympics 2020 with Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe beginning to shift his message on the event.

Even though the government was confident of organising the event as scheduled, however, the video conferencing of G7 leaders on Monday “triggered some “change in plans”.

After the G7 leaders’ video conferencing, Abe is avoiding to comment on the future or the timing of the Tokyo Olympics 2020.

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“I want to hold the Olympics and Paralympics in their complete form, as proof that the human race will conquer the new coronavirus, and I gained support for that from the G7 leaders,” The Japan Times reported quoting Abe.

In the wake of the coronavirus outbreak, several sporting events across the globe have been called off or “postponed until further notice”.

Some games and sports were also held in empty stadiums without any crowd.

Questions are also raised if it would be safe to bring hundreds of thousands of athletes, officials and spectators together in Tokyo for the Olympic Games

The President of the United States of America Donald Trump last week suggested that the Tokyo Olymp[ics 2020 should be pushed back by a year.


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