A top Olympic official has stated that the Tokyo Olympics will go ahead even if the city was under a state of emergency due to Covid-19. The International Olympic Committee has sought to calm fears in Japan that the event would present a burden to a medical system already under strain. There are just nine weeks until the Games get underway. It was also announced that French President Emmanuel Macron, whose country will host the 2024 Games, plans to attend the opening ceremony in Tokyo.
May 22, 2021, 10:11AM ISTSource: Times Now