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PostPosted: 01/21/21 6:36 pm    ::: Olympics to be cancelled? Reply Reply with quote

https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/japan-looks-for-a-way-out-of-tokyo-olympics-because-of-virus-lf868xfnd

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The Japanese government has privately concluded that the Tokyo Olympics will have to be cancelled because of the coronavirus, and the focus is now on securing the Games for the city in the next available year, 2032.



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PostPosted: 05/13/21 3:11 pm    ::: Reply Reply with quote

The Olympics are getting closer but Japan is now in the middle of its fourth and largest wave of COVID, only 2% of its population have been vaccinated, and hospital beds are in short supply.


Tokyo Olympics: poll shows 60% of Japanese people want Games cancelled
https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2021/may/10/tokyo-olympics-poll-shows-60-of-japanese-people-want-games-cancelled

At least 35 Olympic host towns in Japan have cancelled deals to host athletes
https://edition.cnn.com/world/live-news/coronavirus-pandemic-vaccine-updates-05-13-21/h_586f660611b7639d274c4cabdd9c2ce3

Frustration in Japan as leader pushes Olympics despite virus
https://abcnews.go.com/Sports/wireStory/frustration-japan-leader-pushes-olympics-virus-77639782


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