The poll conducted by public broadcaster NHK showed that 32 per cent of respondents wanted the Games scrapped completely. Only 27 per cent said the Games should go ahead as scheduled, while 31 per cent favoured another delay. Read more
Additional costs have surfaced from expenses related to securing venues, equipment rental, storage fees, and extra labour.
Athletes, coaches and officials are set to be exempt from Japan's 14-day isolation period and Mutō suggested fans travelling from overseas might also be free from quarantine.
The IOC President claimed taking a coronavirus vaccine would be a "free decision" for athletes and others involved in the event, but said they should do so as a "sign of respect" for other competitors and the host nation.
An email, seen by insidethegames, refers directly to three World Sailing Ethics Commission cases involving Andersen and the fact Perry is banned from entering the United States.
It has been reported the Japanese Government will relax entry restrictions into the country to allow athletes to travel there and train.
Sources said the Government would look to prioritise athletes and personnel by putting a system in place to safeguard them from any potential curbs.
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.