Russian Olympic officials on Monday urged the global sports community to remain calm on the threat of the corona virus hovering over the upcoming Olympic Games. The Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) said in a statement, "The worst that can happen in the current situation is haste. "It says," the ROC urges all representatives of the sports community to remain calm about the Olympics and to work systematically and constructively during the preparations for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. Games in Japan, starting on July 24, have been clouded by uncertainty surrounding the worldwide corona virus. Several National Sports Federations have appealed to postpone them.