Why is Dick Pound Trending on Twitter?

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Dick Pound, the longest serving member of the International Olympic Committee, became one of top trending topics on Twitter, Tuesday, after he claimed there’s a three month window to decide whether the 2020 Tokyo Olympics will go ahead amid the coronavirus outbreak.

In an interview with the Associated Press, Pound said, “In and around that time, I’d say folks are going to have to ask: ‘Is this under sufficient control that we can be confident about going to Tokyo or not?’”

“A lot of things have to start happening,” he noted. “You’ve got to start ramping up your security, your food, the Olympic Village, the hotels. The media folks will be in there building their
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