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Tokyo Olympics: Should Japan Cancel?

The Japanese government extended the country's state of emergency, its third of the COVID-19 pandemic, through June 20. That will leave just one month before the start of the Tokyo Olympics. Polling shows a majority of the nation opposes having the games at all. But International Olympic Committee leadership insists the event will happen. Japan has already committed billions to infrastructure and massive amounts of broadcast money are at stake, but so is public health.

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    Japan Just Extended Its 3rd State Of Emergency Weeks Before The Olympics Begin

    Japan Just Extended Its 3rd State Of Emergency Weeks Before The Olympics Begin

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    SEOUL, South Korea — Japan's government extended a state of emergency covering major cities until at least until June 20 — roughly a month before the start of the Tokyo Olympics, which polls show an overwhelming number of Japanese do not want to proceed as scheduled. It's Japan's third state of …

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