to Aug. 8, 2021.
Talks with the others have continued, including with Olympic Village investors as those flats were to be sold after the Games originally scheduled for 2020.
Japan also does not want to change the competition schedule, with final approval from the International Olympic Committee to come on July 17.
However, they are aiming for simpler Games and cost-cutting, on which Takaya did also not want to comment because talks were ongoing.
Health and safety of athletes are the top priorities along with measures to contain the virus, especially because Tokyo recorded the highest number in new infections in 24 hours since the start of the pandemic, 224 cases.
Infections have been on the rise again after the government eased restrictions late May, triggering fears of a second wave.
However, Olympic organisers are also encouraged in their preparations because football’s J-League and popular baseball have resumed.
Edited By: Abiodun Oluleye/Ijeoma Popoola (NAN)
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