A member of security staff at the Hokkaido-Sapporo marathon wears a sign that warns against watching along the route. Photo: Reuters A member of security staff at the Hokkaido-Sapporo marathon wears a sign that warns against watching along the route. Photo: Reuters
A member of security staff at the Hokkaido-Sapporo marathon wears a sign that warns against watching along the route. Photo: Reuters

Tokyo Olympics: Sapporo struggling to stage marathon as coronavirus cases surge

  • Sapporo, which has a population of just under 2 million people, currently accounts for almost two-thirds of Japan’s new cases
  • Officials in the city say they still don’t have key information, including the number of athletes to expect and details on health facilities

Topic |   Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games
A member of security staff at the Hokkaido-Sapporo marathon wears a sign that warns against watching along the route. Photo: Reuters A member of security staff at the Hokkaido-Sapporo marathon wears a sign that warns against watching along the route. Photo: Reuters
A member of security staff at the Hokkaido-Sapporo marathon wears a sign that warns against watching along the route. Photo: Reuters
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