Bach: IOC's task is 'to organize Olympic Games, not to cancel' them

International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Thomas Bach on Wednesday dismissed all speculation that the Tokyo Games in summer could be cancelled and insisted staging them amid the coronavirus pandemic was not “irresponsible.” Bach told a virtual news conference after an executive board meeting where the Tokyo Games postponed last year were “a major topic” that “we are fully committed to a successful and safe delivery of the Olympic and Paralympic Games.” “It is tough fight but we are fighting this fight for and like Olympic athletes,” Bach said. “We are not losing time and energy on specul…

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