March 23, 2020 / 6:01 AM / 12 days ago

Tokyo considering 2020 Games postponement among many scenarios - Mori

FILE PHOTO: Tokyo 2020 Olympics President Yoshiro Mori holds the Olympic Flame during a ceremony at Japan Air Self-Defense Force Matsushima Base in Higashi-Matsuhsima, Miyagi prefecture, northern Japan March 20, 2020. REUTERS/Issei Kato

TOKYO (Reuters) - Tokyo 2020 Olympics chief Yoshiro Mori said on Monday that organisers would consider postponement as one of many scenarios that they aim to have ready in four weeks, but that the Games would not be cancelled.

Mori told a news conference a team of people from among the International Olympic Committee and Tokyo organisers would discuss how to proceed with the Games.

Reporting by Sakura Murakami; Editing by Kim Coghill

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