It is understandable that the International Olympic Committee (IOC) is likely only focusing on one thing right now.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) are set to meet virtually next week for the first time "to respect the measures being implemented to contain the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic."
Ben Nichols: One-stop shop for sports integrity fast proving to be the model du jour to protect international sport
If I cast my mind back to the eventful, enriching, often tumultuous, period of time that I spent handling media relations for the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) from 2013 to 2017 there are a number of standout memories that spring to mind.
Fifteen years ago this week, London 2012 was declared victorious after a five-way bid battle that amounted to the most ostentatious demonstration of Olympic power and glory since the dedication of the Temple of Zeus in 457 BC.
I have no idea whether Tyson Fury and Ben Stokes are bosom buddies or have even met. But they would certainly be able to compare notes being two of a kind, both having survived earlier chequered careers to become national icons now at the top of their respective games.
In recent weeks and months the words from the John Lennon song – "All I want is the truth, just give me some truth" – have rung ever more loudly in my head. Politicians, eh?
Be careful what you wish for. Designed to protect clean sport, the Rodchenkov Anti-Doping Act will have the opposite effect.
Streaming service Netflix has been a key feature of lockdown. The vast array of films and television shows on offer have been an effective way of keeping away the boredom caused by endless hours indoors.
In any normal year, Edinburgh would be preparing for its world famous festival but 50 summers ago, the "Athens of the North" had a further attraction to offer.
Practically every update from the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and Tokyo 2020 on the postponed Olympic Games provides more questions than answers.
For the past couple of weeks, I have been immersed in the rowing scene of the 1950s and 1960s - a minority pursuit, no doubt, but the reasons should become plain to insidethegames readers very shortly.
Football is alive and kicking again in the United Kingdom – at least in a fashion. Welcome to soccer’s sound of silence, apart from the low buzz of pre-recorded crowd murmuring. But at least it’s something.
Mike Rowbottom: parkrun standing by to inspire the not so fit-and-active on the other side of lockdown
The good news. Exercise is booming in lockdown. Up by 88 per cent, according to one recent set of research figures which had running and walking – the two most basic modes – leading the way.
In the wake of the Black Lives Matter protests sweeping the globe, column inches have been dedicated to the athlete’s right to protest at the Olympic Games and to racism experienced by athletes and participants.
Gianni Infantino awarded the Women’s World Cup to Australia and New Zealand earlier this week on a live video stream, having met with the remaining members of the FIFA Council virtually.