Tokyo Olympic officials want the world to know they are working on measures to combat the COVID-19 pandemic at next year's games, even if they don't know exactly what they will be. Tokyo organizers showcased a few possible remedies on Wednesday, displaying various screening measures at the city’s Big Sight convention complex, the home of the media center for the Olympics. “Our objective is to demonstrate what we are doing toward the safety and security of the Olympics,” said Tsuyoshi Iwashita, the executive director of the Tokyo Olympics security bureau.
Figure skater Vincent Zhou competes at Skate America on a 16-month journey to a second and final Olympics in Beijing, which carries special meaning.
Ten Italian swimmers, including world champions Simona Quadarella and Gabriele Detti, tested positive for the coronavirus and were all asymptomatic.