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Tokyo Olympics: nine Japanese governors want option to scrap Games amid coronavirus surge

The governors of nine Japanese prefectures believe the Tokyo Olympic Games should be postponed again or cancelled outright if the present surge in coronavirus cases cannot be brought under control. The Mainichi newspaper interviewed the governors of all 47 Japanese prefectures, with nine local leaders saying that scrapping the Games should be an option if the safety of athletes, spectators and members of the public could not be guaranteed. Three of those prefectures – Saitama, Shizuoka and…

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