The Tokyo 2020 emblem is displayed at Haneda airport for the arrival of Olympic flag, marking the official start of preparations for the Olympic Games. Photo: EPA
Tim Noonan
Opinion

Opinion

Tim Noonan

Suckers? Hi-tech and efficient Tokyo out to prove that hosting the Olympic Games is not a bad bet

Rio de Janeiro’s daunting legacy of public debt and government ineptitude hangs over a far from stable Japan with the 2020 Games on the horizon

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The Tokyo 2020 emblem is displayed at Haneda airport for the arrival of Olympic flag, marking the official start of preparations for the Olympic Games. Photo: EPA
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