The IOC is adamant the Tokyo Olympics will be held this year despite the pandemic. Now hear it from the man who represents the track and field, swimming and gymnastics federations as well as every other Summer Games sport. “At the moment, we’re positive that the games will be held,” said Francesco Ricci Bitti, president of the Association of Summer Olympic International Federations.
Giuliano Alesi, the son of ex-Formula 1 racer Jean, will contest the Super Formula Lights series this year with the Toyota-affiliated TOM’S squad.
Japanese table tennis star Mima Ito said she's ready to play without fans at the Tokyo Olympics, as long as it means the Games can go ahead.