Murray's contract was to have expired in August, after the 2020 Games, but has now been extended to allow continuity leading into the revised dates.

Out of those who are opposed to next year, 24 per cent said they would favour a second postponement.

The IOC is supporting World Sailing in addressing the challenges caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and the consequence on postponing the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.

A total of 50 indicators were divided across the principles of transparency, integrity, democracy, control mechanisms and development and solidarity.

While saying Tokyo 2020 had produced more than 200 ideas to simplify the Games, Muto said organisers had not reached a stage where they had "concrete ideas."

$150 million (£123 million/€139 million) will form an "aid package" for the Olympic Movement, including International Federations such as World Sailing.

May 9 was the day that the 2020 Finn Gold Cup was scheduled to start in Palma, Mallorca. Instead, the class has put together some great videos to watch.

Net assets at March 31 2020 are said to have stood at AUD$150.85 million (£75.4 million/$93.5 million/€86 million), down from AUD$$171.4 million (£85.7 million/$106.3 million/€97.7 million) just three months earlier.

The organisation has begun internal cost-cutting measures such as placing 80 per cent of employees on furlough leave and asking for the majority of staff to take a 20 per cent pay cut.

It has previously been confirmed that all athletes already qualified and quota places already assigned for the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 will remain unchanged.

Bach described the postponement of the Games as a "huge jigsaw puzzle and every piece has to fit" and warned "sacrifices and compromises" would need to be made.

The IOC President and the Prime Minister of Japan have concluded that the Games of the XXXII Olympiad in Tokyo must be rescheduled to a date beyond 2020 but not later than summer 2021

The IOC repeated that cancellation of the Games "is not on the agenda."

The announcement caps a stunning rise for the 21-year old sailor, as the Tokyo-bound athlete will become the fourth youngest Australian Olympic sailor later this year.

Nacra 17 sailors Jason Waterhouse and Lisa Darmanin have been announced as the latest selections to Australia’s Tokyo 2020 Olympic sailing team.

The fund was established as a backstop for international sports federations that rely on the IOC to balance their budgets.