#GameOfTwoHalves Podcast: Olympics edges closer to delay; sport's new look in Singapore

Pedestrians wearing masks walk past a countdown clock displaying the time until the opening of the Tokyo Olympic Games outside Tokyo railway station in Tokyo, Japan, 23 March 2020. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on 23 March 2020 that the pos
Pedestrians wearing masks walk past a countdown clock displaying the time until the opening of the Tokyo Olympic Games outside Tokyo railway station in Tokyo, Japan, 23 March 2020. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on 23 March 2020 that the postponement of the Tokyo Olympic Games may become an option if the games will not be able to be held in complete form due to the COVID-19 and coronavirus pandemic.PHOTO: EPA

 #GameOfTwoHalves Ep 76: Olympics edges closer to a delay; sport's new look in Singapore

11:49 min

Synopsis: #GameOfTwoHalves is The Straits Times' weekly sports podcast that is out every Tuesday.

Money FM's Bernard Lim calls up ST assistant sports editor Rohit Brijnath and sports reporter Kimberly Kwek. 

The International Olympic Committee is now looking into the possibility of delaying the Tokyo Games, which was due to start in July, due to the coronavirus pandemic. While back home in Singapore, new measures to encourage physical distancing at public sports venues plus new precautionary measures in fitness outfits have been implemented.

The ST sports team looks at the impact of these developments.

Produced by: ST Sports Desk

Edited by: Aw Yao Feng, Nadiah Koh & Penelope Lee

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