apan Common Network said on the 13th that the International Olympic Committee (IOC) held an online Olympic Summit on the 12th, which brought together the heads of various international individual sports federations (IFs) and the President of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), and confirmed that the postponed due to the impact of the coronavirus epidemic.
The Tokyo Olympic Games will be held next summer, and it shows confidence in achieving peace of mind and safety, indicating that it will do its best.
According to the report, the summit expressed its gratitude to the Government of Japan, Tokyo Metropolitan City and the Olympic Organizing Committee, and reached a consensus on “the health and safety of all participants as the highest priority”.
Not only is the most sophisticated testing method used as a vaccination measure, but also agreement is reached on the global promotion campaign for the participation of the sports community in vaccination.
The report also said that regarding anti-doping activities, the summit said that the current system could not be put at risk by unilateral actions by the government and sports groups, and the United States, which implied that it would stop funding WADA.
In addition, the summit also confirmed the intention to distinguish ordinary video games from virtual sports that have increased attention due to the coronavirus, and called on IFs to actively use virtual sports with sports as the theme and sometimes accompanied by physical sports.