Ukrainian tennis star Elina Svitolina's leg tattoo could make an appearance at next summer’s 2020 Tokyo Olympics like it did at Wimbledon and Rio. Photo: Reuters
Patrick Blennerhassett
Opinion

Opinion

Patrick Blennerhassett

Japan’s tattoo problem is about to get messy with the 2019 Rugby World Cup and the 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympics

  • Hundreds of thousands of sports fans and tourists are about to descend upon the Asian nation, and many of them will have ink
  • Japan’s long-standing aversions to body art could do with a serious touch up if the country wants to maximise its time in the international spotlight

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Ukrainian tennis star Elina Svitolina's leg tattoo could make an appearance at next summer’s 2020 Tokyo Olympics like it did at Wimbledon and Rio. Photo: Reuters
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