Two-thirds of the sponsors of the Olympics in Tokyo in doubt whether to Fund it

Two-thirds of companies sponsoring the Olympic games to Tokyo has not yet decided whether they will support them in 2021, reports AFP referring to Japanese TV channel NHK. Games that were to be held this summer, was postponed due to the pandemic coronavirus COVID-19.

65% of companies have not decided whether to continue funding the Games in 2021, the survey of the Japanese TV channel. They are concerned that they may suffer because of measures against the coronavirus, or the Olympics may in the end cancel. 68% of respondents stated that the pandemic had a negative impact on their financial position, because the organizers has to Finance the transfer of the Olympics.

Earlier, the International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach said that the summer Olympics in Tokyo will have to cancel if the tournament has already shifted the dates for the year because of the pandemic, the mers are not able to hold and summer 2021. Mr. Bach made clear that the IOC simply no choice, as another transfer of the Olympics, in addition to financial problems, discord in the international calendar of competitions which the Game will inevitably overlap.

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