25 Mar 2020

Coronavirus: Tokyo Olympics officially postponed

From Morning Report, 8:42 am on 25 March 2020

The Tokyo Olympic and Paralympics Games are being postponed because of the coronavirus pandemic.

The delay, the first ever in peacetime. was agreed between the Japanese Prime Minister and the head of the International Olympic Committee.

The Japanese Olympic Committee President Yasuhiro Yamashita made the announcement.

Corin Dann speaks to International Olympic Committee member Richard Pound.