The Japanese government dismissed the report, while Japan Olympic Committee head Yasuhiro Yamashita told Reuters it was a "fabrication" and "wrong". Bach did not directly address the Times report, nor mention by name the COVID-19 pandemic that forced the postponement of the Games from last year, but said he was confident that they would go ahead from July 23 to Aug. 8. "Six months ahead of the Games, the entire Olympic movement is looking forward to the opening ceremony on July 23," Bach said.
Andy Murray will miss the Australian Open tennis tournament after testing positive for the coronavirus.
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