BBC: Tokyo Olympics: Games will go ahead ‘with or without Covid’, says IOC VP. “The postponed Tokyo Olympic Games will go ahead next year ‘with or without Covid’, the vice-president of the International Olympic Committee says. John Coates confirmed to news agency AFP that the Olympics would start on 23 July next year, calling them the ‘Games that conquered Covid’.”
Free Press: Coronavirus wrap: IOC reveals cost of postponing Tokyo Olympics. “The International Olympic Committee faces a £650 million bill following the postponement of the Tokyo Games to 2021. IOC president Thomas Bach revealed on Thursday the organisation’s executive committee has set aside the sum to cover the costs of reorganisation and to support individual sports federations and national Olympic committees.” £650 million is a bit under $791 million USD.