The Olympics could be canceled if the Covid-19 pandemic continues into next year, according to the Tokyo 2020 president.
Local estimates say the postponement will cost between $2 billion and $6 billion with Japanese governments picking up almost all the bills.
The Olympics draw 11,000 athletes and 4,400 Paralympic athletes and large support staffs from 206 national Olympic committees.
Through Thursday, Japan had reported about 3,300 cases of coronavirus with 74 deaths, according to the health ministry.
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The Olympics are set to begin July 24 in Toyko.
Australian Olympic Committee CEO Matt Carroll said athletes should prepare for the Tokyo Olympics in 2021.
The flame, carried in a tiny canister from Greece, reached Japan aboard a white aircraft painted with the inscription “Tokyo 2020 Olympic Torch Relay” along its side. The tail section was adorned with the refrain "Hope Lights our Way.
IOC officials and Tokyo organizers have repeatedly said they expect the Olympics to open on schedule.
American Lilly King has been disqualified from the 200-meter breaststroke preliminaries at the world swimming championships.