Tokyo Games will go ahead ‘with or without Covid’ says IOC’s Coates

IOC Coordination Commission Chairman John Coates (L), Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee President Yoshiro Mori (R) (by The Asahi Shimbun via Getty Images)

John Coates, the vice-president of the International Olympic Committee, has said that the Tokyo Olympic Games will go ahead in 2021 regardless of the status of the Covid-19 pandemic