Tokyo 2020: Japan fires back at ‘cancellation’ report, insisting Olympic Games will go ahead as planned

//Tokyo 2020: Japan fires back at ‘cancellation’ report, insisting Olympic Games will go ahead as planned

Tokyo 2020: Japan fires back at ‘cancellation’ report, insisting Olympic Games will go ahead as planned

Japan doubled down on its commitment to host the Tokyo Olympics this year and flatly denied reports on Friday of a cancellation, in a move that is unlikely to temper public fears of holding the event during a global pandemic.Though much of Japan is under a state of emergency because of a third wave of Covid-19 infections, Tokyo organisers have consistently vowed to press ahead with the Games scheduled to open on July 23 after having been postponed in March last year.A government spokesman said…

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