Bach consults with IOC members on consequences of pandemic

first_img “The IOC held a series of internal consultations with IOC members to hear from them in preparation of the IOC Session, which will be prepared by the IOC Executive Board in its meeting on June 10, 2020,” an IOC statement said. It was announced earlier this month that the IOC Session would take place virtually on July 17 due to the coronavirus pandemic. The meetings will be held as the IOC and Tokyo 2020 work to reorganise the Olympic and Paralympic Games, postponed to July 23 to August 8, 2021 and August 24 to September 5, 2021, respectively. read also:IOC approves $800m to address COVID-19 crisis There are concerns the Games will not be able to take place without a vaccine, while Bach has acknowledged that Tokyo 2020 will be cancelled if it is not held next year. More than 5.8 million cases of coronavirus have been reported worldwide, resulting in more than 350,000 deaths. FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 International Olympic Committee (IOC) President, Thomas Bach, has consulted with around 100 members on the consequences of the coronavirus pandemic. IOC chief Thomas Bach announcing unprecedented decision to postpone Tokyo Games on Tuesday Bach spoke to the members across three different sessions. He discussed the handling of the pandemic and listened to the thoughts of the IOC members. Olympic Games executive director Christophe Dubi, IOC sports director Kit McConnell, IOC director general Christophe De Kepper and chief operating officer Lana Haddad were also present on the calls. The IOC’s medical and scientific director, Richard Budgett, also spoke about the issue of a coronavirus vaccine and the resumption of sport.Advertisement Loading… center_img Promoted ContentCouples Who Celebrated Their Union In A Unique, Unforgettable Way2020 Tattoo Trends: Here’s What You’ll See This YearBirds Enjoy Living In A Gallery Space Created For Them8 Fascinating Facts About CoffeeA Soviet Shot Put Thrower’s Record Hasn’t Been Beaten To This DayYou’ve Only Seen Such Colorful Hairdos In A Handful Of AnimeWorld’s Most Delicious FoodsWho Earns More Than Ronaldo?7 Black Hole Facts That Will Change Your View Of The Universe8 Scenes That Prove TV Has Gone Too Far7 Universities In The World Where Education Costs Too Much8 Superfoods For Growing Hair Back And Stimulating Its Growthlast_img

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