23. March 2020  
New York, USA  
Artistic Gymnastics

Richard Pound: 2020 Tokyo Olympics will be postponed ...

America's newspaper "US Today" just announced a statement by former IOC Vice President Richard POUND that postponing the Tokyo Summer Olympics due to the Corona crisis is already a done deal. "... as far as I know ... the games won't start on July 24th," the 77-year-old Canadian told the US press: He said in a phone interview, that the Games will likely be moved to 2021, with the details to be worked out in the next four weeks. He said he expects the IOC to announce its next steps soon.
Richard "Dick" Pound - currently the longest-serving member of the IOC (* since 1978) - is one of the most respected officials in the sports world and is known for not saying anything.
* source: us media