Greek actress Xanthi Georgiou (left) playing the role of the High Priestess, holds the torch during the flame lighting ceremony at the closed Ancient Olympia site on Thursday. Associated Press
World athletics chief Sebastian Coe admitted on Thursday that the Tokyo Olympics could be moved to later in the year by the coronavirus outbreak, but said it was too early to make a definitive decision.
The development of a coronavirus vaccine or treatment will be key to allowing the postponed Tokyo 2020 games to open in a year's time, organising committee president Yoshiro Mori said Wednesday.
Olympic chiefs acknowledged on Wednesday there was no “ideal” solution to staging the Tokyo Olympics amid a backlash from athletes as the deadly coronavirus pandemic swept the globe.
Pep Guardiola's side were teetering on the brink of blowing the title after falling 2-0 behind midway through the second half at the Etihad Stadium.
Fatima Al Housani bagged the gold in the discus throw and a bronze in the 11.84-meter long jump competition, while Latifa Al Kaabi won the triple jump gold and a silver in the 5.34m long jump competition.
The 3x3 Basketball Championship, organized by the Sharjah Women's Sports Foundation, concluded on Saturday with the participation of 10 amateur teams.