The World Games, which feature 32 sports that are not part of the Olympic program, were originally scheduled to take place in July 2021.
Last week, the IOC and Japanese organisers postponed the Olympics until 2021 amid the coronavirus pandemic.
John Coates, who will have to go into government-mandated self-isolation when he returns to Australia this week from Olympic business in Europe, told the Sydney Morning Herald newspaper: “It’s all proceeding to start on the 24th of July.”
International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach noted the “difficult circumstances” created by the coronavirus outbreak, but stressed the IOC's commitment to the success of the Tokyo Games.
Japan's dream is at risk from coronavirus if 2020 Tokyo Olympics goes ahead but one man may have final say – Thomas Bach, president of the International Olympic Committee.
A CAS panel must decide whether to confirm the four-year ban WADA imposed on Russia last month after considering Russia's case against the epic sanction.
A World Anti-Doping Agency panel recommended that Russian athletes should be forced to compete as neutrals at next year’s Olympics in Tokyo and other major events.
Only 960,000 people were able to get their hands on at least one ticket for their favourite events out of the 5.12 million who had applied during the first domestic lottery in May.
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