Tokyo 2020 became the first Olympics ever postponed in peacetime earlier this year as the coronavirus marched across the globe.
Games chief Yoshiro Mori's comments come as medical experts express doubt over containing the pandemic sufficiently to hold an event drawing participants and spectators from around the world.
The village was to be home to 11,000 Olympic athletes and 4,400 Paralympic athletes. It is largely complete and empty with the Olympic opening postponed by the novel coronavirus outbreak until July 23, 2021.
The World Games, which feature 32 sports that are not part of the Olympic program, were originally scheduled to take place in July 2021.
The International Olympic Committee issued a joint statement with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe postponing the Tokyo Games until next year.
International Olympic Committee is stepping up its "scenario planning" for the Tokyo 2020 Games –– including a possible postponement –– as the coronavirus pandemic spreads, it says after an emergency meeting.
The flame arrived in Japan to a scaled-down welcoming ceremony on Friday as doubts grew over whether the 2020 Tokyo Olympics will go ahead on schedule as the deadly virus causes chaos around the world.
US track and field federation urged this summer's event be pushed back due to the coronavirus pandemic.
A number of sporting events around the world have either been cancelled or postponed because of the coronavirus.
This is the second time the Turkish women's volleyball team will participate in the Olympic Games.
Athletes who break protest rules will face three rounds of disciplinary action.
Iranian lifter Navab Nasirshelal could receive the gold medal in Torokhtiy's place, while another doping dispute could affect who receives the bronze medal after original bronze medalist Bartolomiej Bonk is potentially upgraded to silver.
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