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60 per cent of Japanese want Tokyo Olympics cancelled amid pandemic

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Nearly 60 per cent of Japanese favour the cancellation of the Tokyo Olympics in the middle of the coronavirus pandemic, a latest survey conducted by Kyodo News showed on Sunday. The survey indicated that 59.7 per cent of those polled agreed to cancel the postponed Olympics, while 25.2 per cent said the Games should be held without an audience and 12.6 per cent said the event should go ahead with a limited number of spectators. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) and Japanese organizers are however pressing ahead with the Games and are expected to make a decision in June on how many spect…

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