Tokyo Olympic organizers upset after IOC claims Japan will pay cost of postponed games

Tokyo Olympic organizers and the International Olympic Committee have not yet agreed on who will foot the bill for the postponed 2020 Olympics and on Tuesday the stalemate escalated. An argument broke out over who would pay for the games when Tokyo spokesman Masa Takaya announced that the Olympic organizing Read more

David Samson: IOC needs to demonstrate leadership and postpone the Olympics, says it is irresponsible not to

A veteran member of the International Olympic Committee, Dick Pound, came forward and said the Olympics will be canceled, though no official announcement has been made. International Olympic Committee vice president Anita DeFrantz disputed these claims, saying if a decision has been made she does not know of it.  David Read more

Coronavirus: Italian sports officials ask IOC to reconsider going forward with the Olympics

Two senior sports executives from Italy are asking the International Olympic Committee (IOC) revise their stance on holding the Olympics as scheduled in the face of the global coronavirus pandemic. Giovanni Petrucci, the president of the Italian basketball federation and former president of the Italian Olympic Committee, and Paolo Barelli, Read more