Tokyo Olympics organising committee president Seiko Hashimoto. Photo: AP Tokyo Olympics organising committee president Seiko Hashimoto. Photo: AP
Tokyo Olympics organising committee president Seiko Hashimoto. Photo: AP
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Tokyo Olympics chief rules out delay despite opposition and rising coronavirus cases

  • ‘We cannot postpone again,’ Seiko Hashimoto says as organisers reveal 10,000 volunteers had quit over Covid-19 fears
  • Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga is likely to call a snap election after the Games

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Tokyo Olympics organising committee president Seiko Hashimoto. Photo: AP Tokyo Olympics organising committee president Seiko Hashimoto. Photo: AP
Tokyo Olympics organising committee president Seiko Hashimoto. Photo: AP
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