Doha Madani13h ago / 12:30 AM UTCTeam USA’s Olympic and Paralympic Committee released a statement urging the International Olympic Committee to postpone the 2020 Olympic Summer Games in Tokyo.Team USA surveyed more than 1,700 athletes, just under half of the country’s Olympic and Paralympic competitors, about continuing with the games as planned. Nearly 70 percent of the athletes said their training has been severely impacted by public health restrictions during the coronavirus pandemic, and about 68 percent said they don’t believe the games could be fairly competed if they continue as scheduled. “To that end, it’s more clear than ever that the path toward postponement is the most promising, and we encourage the IOC to take all needed steps to ensure the Games can be conducted under safe and fair conditions for all competitors,” the USOPC statement said.Prime Minister Shinzo Abe acknowledged Monday that the Tokyo Games could be delayed due to the coronavirus as countries began threatening to keep their athletes from traveling to Japan.USOPC Statement on survey of Team USA athletes related to COVID-19 and Tokyo 2020.— Team USA (@TeamUSA) March 23, 2020 Dartunorro Clark13h ago / 12:44 AM UTCTrump jokingly walks away as doctor says she had fever over weekendThe Trump administration’s coronavirus task

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