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Olympics: Sports events can be held without vaccines, says IOC President Bach

Reuters , Thursday 24 Sep 2020
Thomas Bach
FILE PHOTO: IOC President, Thomas Bach, holds the IOC Executive Board Meeting at Olympic House, in Lausanne, Switzerland September 9, 2020.(Reuters)
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The recent resumption of sports events show they can be organised safely without vaccines, International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach said on Thursday.

Bach made the comment at a news conference.

The Tokyo Olympics were postponed from 2020 to 2021 due to the coronavirus. The pandemic has continued to spread, casting a shadow over the viability of hosting the Games next year.

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