Tokyo Olympics Could Help Sapporo Land 2030 Winter Games
TOKYO (AP) — The president of the Japanese Olympic Committee says the city of Sapporo could be in good standing to hold the 2030 Winter Games if Tokyo can pull off next year's Summer Olympics. Yasuhiro Yamashita was speaking at a news conference in Tokyo. He acknowledged it will be difficult holding the delayed Olympics next year. And he pointed out that nobody can know what the situation with the pandemic will be in a few months or next year. He says “we are currently going through the situation that nobody has ever experienced before and we would like to focus on what we should do now."