Japanese domestic sponsors have contributed a record of $3.3 billion to the local operating budget.
CONI president Giovanni Malagò said earlier Tuesday that it doesn’t seem that the problems have been solved.
Bach was speaking from Switzerland in an on-line gathering of officials in Japan during the first of two days of meetings focused on how to pull off the delayed Tokyo Games.
Without the safety net of a widely available vaccine, there could be enormous challenges in screening tens of thousands of people from all corners of the world.
The Tokyo Games scheduled for July 24 to August 9 were postponed on March 24 for one year due to the coronavirus.
The middle-distance runner Jinson Johnson admitted that he did rush his return from injury keeping in mind the Olympics.
Namita Toppo was sidelined for nearly 10 months after suffering a severe knee injury during the 2018 Asian Games.
If the qualification process starts all over again, it will be good news from an Indian point of view as the team qualification chances again reappear.
After days of mounting pressure, the 2020 Tokyo Olympics has been postponed until next year – the summer of 2021, to be precise.
TNIE had reported last year how NADA had drawn out a plan to increase testing with the Olympics, now postponed, coming up.
The four weeks jarred with COC officials because of the advice put forth by their doctors as well as the World Health Organization.
Greece currently has 331 confirmed cases and four deaths.