A woman uses a water gun as she sprays liquid at torchbearer in Mito, Japan. Reuters
There was no immediate comment from Olympic organisers or Japan's Olympic Committee on the reports in the Nikkei and Yomiuri Shimbun dailies, which did not name their sources.
Toshiro Nikai, the ruling Liberal Democratic Party's number two, said the Olympics must be cancelled "without hesitation" if the virus situation is too severe.
The International Olympic Committee decision, to defer the 2020 Tokyo Olympics by a year, though delayed was expected. Especially after the clamour by multiple sports organizations and member nations that hosting the games
The Arab Golf Federation (AGF) in cooperation with the Saudi Golf Federation (SGF) will host a qualifying event in Abu Dhabi this January, ahead of next month’s PIF Saudi International powered by SoftBank Investment Advisers.
The third edition of Corporate Sports Championship, the premier corporate wellness event in the UAE organised by Corporate Sports, with the support of the Dubai Sports Council, concluded on Sunday evening.
Ahmad Skaik is set to line up alongside Major winners Rory McIlroy, Collin Morikawa and Adam Scott at the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship, from January 20-23, following an invite from Abu Dhabi Sports Council as the No.1 ranked UAE National Amateur.