Why Tokyo thinks the 2020 Olympics show must go on – even as Covid-19 booms

//Why Tokyo thinks the 2020 Olympics show must go on – even as Covid-19 booms

Why Tokyo thinks the 2020 Olympics show must go on – even as Covid-19 booms

They insist the 2020 Tokyo Olympics must take place, pandemic or no pandemic, but the ultimate decision may be out of their hands – as was the case in March last year when reluctant organisers were forced to delay the Games amid a rapidly spreading Covid-19 pandemic. Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga, local organisers and the International Olympic Committee (IOC) have all doubled and tripled down on the official line that the Games will go ahead on July 23 in Tokyo. The financial and…

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