Tokyo's postponed Olympics will go ahead next year regardless of the coronavirus pandemic, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) vice president says.
Tokyo must stage a simplified summer Games next year with the health and safety of athletes the most important consideration in the planning, IOC says.
Prime Minister of Japan said on Wednesday that the Tokyo Olympics could not take place next year unless the coronavirus pandemic is contained.
On Tuesday, the Tokyo 2020 countdown clock showed there were just 122 days to go before the Olympics opening ceremony.
Doubts are growing in Japan about the Tokyo Olympics, with growing opposition to holding them as scheduled and some urging officials not to risk lives.
Shahin Mousavi from Iran earned a place in the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo on Wednesday.
Iranian featherweight boxer Daniyal Shahbakhsh won against Yu Sing Tso of Hong Kong on Wednesday and secured a berth at the Tokyo Olympics 2020.