Coronavirus and Olympics – level 2

26-02-2020 15:00

London officials said that the city can host the 2020 Olympics. The International Olympic Committee chose Tokyo, the capital of Japan, to host the 2020 Olympics.

However, some people believe that the coronavirus can make problems in Japan. Japanese officials said that there are about 100 people sick with the coronavirus. Japanese officials do not think that the coronavirus can influence the Olympics.

A London official said that London is ready to help Tokyo. London held the Olympics in 2012, and the city can hold the biggest sporting event again. The city knows how to organize big sporting events.

The International Olympic Committee does not think that it is necessary to move the Olympics to London.

Difficult words: host (to make the space and prepare all things that are necessary for an event), International Olympic Committee (a sports organization that plans the Olympic Games), influence (to change).

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