Opposition to the Tokyo Games is becoming more fervent in the host nation as protesters hold up signs while marching in front of Tokyo’s National Stadium. Photo: DPA
Opposition to the Tokyo Games is becoming more fervent in the host nation as protesters hold up signs while marching in front of Tokyo’s National Stadium. Photo: DPA

Why Tokyo thinks the 2020 Olympics show must go on – even as Covid-19 booms

  • Pressure is mounting on Yoshihide Suga and the IOC to cancel the Games as infections soar in Tokyo
  • Yet the message from the IOC is clear: these Games are happening, whatever the cost

Knowledge |   Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games
Opposition to the Tokyo Games is becoming more fervent in the host nation as protesters hold up signs while marching in front of Tokyo’s National Stadium. Photo: DPA
Opposition to the Tokyo Games is becoming more fervent in the host nation as protesters hold up signs while marching in front of Tokyo’s National Stadium. Photo: DPA
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