Kenji Utsunomiya after submitting a petition calling for the cancellation of the Tokyo Olympics. Photo: Kyodo Kenji Utsunomiya after submitting a petition calling for the cancellation of the Tokyo Olympics. Photo: Kyodo
Kenji Utsunomiya after submitting a petition calling for the cancellation of the Tokyo Olympics. Photo: Kyodo

Tokyo Olympics: petition to cancel Games signed by more than 350,000 people, citing coronavirus concerns

  • Petition was submitted to authorities as Japan battles a fourth wave of virus infections, with Tokyo and eight other prefectures under a state of emergency
  • Business leaders have also added their voices to the chorus of concern about whether the Games can be held safely and the slow vaccine roll-out

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Kenji Utsunomiya after submitting a petition calling for the cancellation of the Tokyo Olympics. Photo: Kyodo Kenji Utsunomiya after submitting a petition calling for the cancellation of the Tokyo Olympics. Photo: Kyodo
Kenji Utsunomiya after submitting a petition calling for the cancellation of the Tokyo Olympics. Photo: Kyodo
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