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Yep I saw that on theTV news last night, however the IOC are standing firm about the original dates at the moment. I would think that the IOC would see the wisdom of having a Plan B considering the crisis. Stubborn maybe, but we shall see.There is a hint that the next Olympics could be postponed as a result of this virus.
Japan Olympic Minister: Games could be held any time in 2020TOKYO (AP) — Japan's Olympic minister said Tuesday the contract to hold the Tokyo Games only specifies the event has to be held during 2020. Seiko Hashimoto's response to a question in the upper house of parliament implies the Olympics could be held later in the year and would not have to start...apnews.com
Australia and other countries are probably breathing a sigh of relief that they aren't hosting this year's Olympics.