Olympics-‘We cannot postpone again,’ says Tokyo 2020 chief amid pandemic fears

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By Rocky Swift TOKYO (Reuters) -The president of the Tokyo 2020 organising committee ruled out a cancellation or further postponement of the Olympics as doubts grew among officials of city governments and medical experts whether the event can be held safely amid the pandemic. Public opinion polls have consistently shown that a majority of Japanese want the Games cancelled or put off yet again, after being delayed a year over the coronavirus crisis. A majority of the Tokyo Metropolitan Assembly feel the same way, the Tokyo Shimbun newspaper said on Thursday. “We cannot postpone again,” athlete-…

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