A pedestrian wearing a protective mask walks past a poster for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. The event was delayed for one year until July, 2021. Photo: EPA
A pedestrian wearing a protective mask walks past a poster for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. The event was delayed for one year until July, 2021. Photo: EPA
Jonathan White
Opinion

Opinion

Faster, Higher, Stronger by Jonathan White

Tokyo Olympics’ Covid-19 mask is slipping as the inevitable draws near

  • Japanese capital facing a state of emergency but the ‘show’ carries on with thousands of fans at games and events
  • The postponed Games may have cost untold billions and counting but what price health and safety?

A pedestrian wearing a protective mask walks past a poster for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. The event was delayed for one year until July, 2021. Photo: EPA
A pedestrian wearing a protective mask walks past a poster for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. The event was delayed for one year until July, 2021. Photo: EPA
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