Olympics-IOC aware of Japanese scepticism to Games, hopes success will shift attitudes


Reuters | Tokyo | Updated: 17-07-2021 14:44 IST | Created: 17-07-2021 14:34 IST
Olympics-IOC aware of Japanese scepticism to Games, hopes success will shift attitudes
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The International Olympic Committee said on Saturday it was aware of skepticism within Japan about staging the Tokyo Olympics during a pandemic but the Olympic body hopes success on the field of play for the host nation could change that.

The Games will be held without spectators and amid draconian COVID-19 safety measures, but the Japanese public remains largely opposed to the event amid a resurgence of infections.

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