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Head of Olympics Committee says Tokyo Games will happen

The Tokyo Olympic Games will go on this summer, according to the head of the International Olympics Committee. The statement comes amid soaring COVID-19 infections in Japan and widespread pushback against the event from doctors and citizens.

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    The Olympics chief insists the Tokyo Games will go on this summer, despite a COVID-19 surge in Japan and doctors calling for a cancelation

    The Olympics chief insists the Tokyo Games will go on this summer, despite a COVID-19 surge in Japan and doctors calling for a cancelation

    "Together with our Japanese partners and friends, I can only re-emphasize this full commitment of the IOC to organize safe Olympic and Paralympic games for everybody," Thomas Bach said.

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