Tokyo 2020: Olympics will be ‘simplified’ in 2021

(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –Tokyo 2020 will be a “simplified” Olympics, according to the chief executive of the organising committee.

The Games, scheduled to start in July, were postponed for a year in March because of fears over the Covid-19 pandemic.

Tokyo 2020 chief executive Toshiro Muto added that the Olympics will “not be done with grand splendour”.

Organisers said that they are working on more than 200 ideas to simplify and reduce costs for the rescheduled Games.

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