Tokyo Olympic president says it is 'absolutely impossible' to postpone Games again

Tokyo Olympic president says it is ‘absolutely impossible’ to postpone Games again


Tokyo Olympic president Yoshiro Mori said Tuesday “we have to proceed as planned” and host the Games this summer despite a surge in COVID-19 cases in Japan. (Behrouz Mehri/AFP via Getty Images) The president of the Tokyo Olympic organizing committee tried on Tuesday to reassure the Japanese public that the postponed Games will open in just over six months. Two polls in the last few days have shown just over 80 per cent of Japanese people surveyed think the Olympics should be cancelled or postponed, or believe they will not take place as COVID-19 cases surge in Japan. In […]

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