Thomas Bach, President on IOC highlighted that the Games will be held next summer.
We remain fully committed to celebrating the Olympics next July and August.
He also confirmed that following the WHO’s guidelines, they are working with multiple scripts to be able to hold the Games safely. The (new) date is still set for 23 July – 8 August 2020.
Bach highlighted that the IOC does not want the Games without spectators.
We are woking on a solution that guarantees the participants’ health and also mirrors the Olympic spirit.
The IOC is working hard, and the next video conference will be today where other details will be confirmed.
The Olympics would have started next Friday according to the schedule.