TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan is not making any preparations to postpone the 2020 Summer Olympics, the government’s top spokesman said on Wednesday, stressing Tokyo’s resolve to host the event as scheduled despite the widening coronavirus outbreak. FILE PHOTO: A man wearing a protective mask, following an outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), walks in front
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LONDON (Reuters) – Panic buying by British shoppers escalated on Wednesday with shelves stripped bare by alarmed customers hoarding for the coronavirus isolation, prompting Tesco and Sainsbury’s to restrict purchases. Shoppers queue at a supermarket, as the number of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases grow around the world, in London, Britain March 18, 2020. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez
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ATHENS (Reuters) – The International Olympic Committee is putting the health of elite athletes at risk by telling them to continue training for the Tokyo 2020 Games as the coronavirus rages, reigning Olympic pole vault champion Katerina Stefanidi told Reuters on Tuesday. FILE PHOTO: Athletics – World Athletics Championships – Doha 2019 – Women’s Pole
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