It's likely that whenever the Olympics are scheduled, the cutoff for the world ranking will be set accordingly. The question going forward is which players it helps or hurts.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) and Tokyo organisers are under mounting pressure to postpone the Olympics due to the coronavirus outbreak
Tokyo Olympics 2020: IAAF president Sebastian Coe more worried by heat at Tokyo Olympics than Doha World Championships
Fears over intense heat and humidity in the Tokyo summer, however, have crystallised at several Olympic test events in recent weeks, with some competitors and spectators taken ill and other events curtailed.
Japanese legislation previously required hotels with 50 or more rooms to have just one wheelchair-friendly option and although this has recently been slightly improved to ensure one percent of rooms are accessible, the change will not come into effect until after the Games.
Half of the new permanent venues for Tokyo Olympics 2020 have been completed, and organisers say construction of the rest is on track.
Tokyo 2020 Olympics: Expecting 9,20,000 spectators and Olympic staff members a day, Tokyo tells workers to stay home
On 22 July, one year before the Olympics, Tokyo rolled out a month-long "Telework Days" campaign, with government offices and private business committing to avoiding peak commuting hours.
The humans operating the robots may have conditions such as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis .