Tokyo 2020 boss won’t rule out game cancellation

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Rising Covid-19 cases in Tokyo have cast a long shadow over the event, which, delayed last year because of the pandemic, will now take place without spectators.

The head of the organizing committee of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics did not rule out this tuesday the cancellation of the Olympic Games if Covid-19 numbers increase, as more athletes tested positive for the virus and sponsors abandoned plans to attend the opening ceremony on Friday.

Asked at a press conference whether the Games could still be canceled amid the surge in Covid-19 cases, Toshiro Muto said he would keep an eye on the number of coronavirus infections and hold discussions with organizers if necessary.

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