Coronavirus: Tokyo 2020 Olympic organisers respond to frustrated athletes

Heptathlete Johnson-Thompson (left) and pole vault Stefanidi have expressed concerns on social media

Olympic organisers have warned "no solution will be ideal" in preparing for Tokyo 2020 after being accused of putting athletes "in danger".
The summer showpiece is scheduled to begin on 24 July despite the relentless cancellation of sporting events as a result of the coronavirus outbreak.
Olympic champion Katerina Stefanidi said the International Olympic Committee was "risking our health".
Britain's Katarina Johnson-Thompson said training had become "impossible".
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) responded, stating: "This is an exceptional situation which requires exceptional solutions. The IOC is committed to finding a solution with the least negative impact for the athletes while protecting the integrity of the competition and the athletes' health.
"No solution will be ideal in this situation, and this is why we are counting on the responsibility and solidarity of the athletes."

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