Heat! What heat? Tokyo Olympics would have been on cool side
Friday, July 31, would have been the seventh full day of the postponed Tokyo 2020 Olympics; almost the halfway point. (Du Xiaoyi/Pool Photo via AP, File)TOKYO Friday would have been Day 7 of the postponed Tokyo 2020 Olympics almost the halfway point. A: Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Wang Wenbin was asked this week about the possibility of the Winter Olympics being called off. "China will continue to support Japan in hosting the Olympics, and we also hope the Tokyo Olympics to be held as scheduled, Wang said. Beijing was awarded the Winter Games in 2015, ahead of Almaty, Kazakhstan, after several European bidders pulled out.