Watching the IOC Make an Ass Of Itself
There are several criminal sports organizations, FIFA being one and the International Olympic Committee (IOC) running second or third. There must be something about being around too long that gradually erodes the best of intentions, letting greed and ego seep in around the edges of management, whether it be European football (soccer), Major League Baseball, auto racing or, in this case, the Summer Olympics.
No one wants the Tokyo Olympics to happen
Nobody that is except the monied interests. The Japanese public, by an 80% majority, are against bringing 70-80,000 athletes, officials, journalists and support staff into a nation that’s under siege with Covid-19. They want it cancelled or deferred to a later date.
According to a May 21st Guardian UK article, a senior member of the International Olympic Committee has said the Tokyo 2020 Games can go ahead even if the host city is under a state of emergency because of the coronavirus.
That’s a pretty brave statement to make in someone else’s …