International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach said on Wednesday that postponing the Tokyo Olympic Games to 2021 would require "sacrifices and compromises on the part of all parties" (organizers, IOC, international federations, athletes, etc.) . During a telephone press conference, Mr. Bach also announced the creation of a taskforce to assess the various consequences of the postponement of the Olympic Games, a first in peacetime since the inaugural edition of the Olympic Games. modern era in 1896.
- "Games Over", "We will be there", "Rendez-vous in 2021": the European press welcomes the postponement of the Olympic Games