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Tokyo Olympic organizers and the Japanese government have gone on the offensive AS AP correspondent Julie Walker reports the reaction stems from comments by a senior international Olympic committee member he said the twenty twenty games were being threatened by the spread of the corona virus former international Olympic committee vice president Dick pound told the Associated Press there's a three month window to decide the fate of the Summer Games however a spokesman for the Japanese government says the IOC is going ahead with the Tokyo Olympics and pounds opinion doesn't reflect the official view the coronavirus that began in China has infected more than eighty thousand people around nine hundred of them in Japan and fifty seven here in the United States are being treated according to the government