A woman wearing a protective mask to help curb the spread of the coronavirus walks near a banner of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics in Tokyo this month. Photo: AP. A woman wearing a protective mask to help curb the spread of the coronavirus walks near a banner of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics in Tokyo this month. Photo: AP.
A woman wearing a protective mask to help curb the spread of the coronavirus walks near a banner of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics in Tokyo this month. Photo: AP.
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Further postponing the Tokyo Games the only sensible option

  • The disappointment of athletes and a global television audience is of little consequence to the damage caused by hosting such an event at a time when there should be examples set to curb the virus

A woman wearing a protective mask to help curb the spread of the coronavirus walks near a banner of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics in Tokyo this month. Photo: AP. A woman wearing a protective mask to help curb the spread of the coronavirus walks near a banner of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics in Tokyo this month. Photo: AP.
A woman wearing a protective mask to help curb the spread of the coronavirus walks near a banner of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics in Tokyo this month. Photo: AP.
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