Chefs dispatched from South Korea prepare boxed meals for the country‘s Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games delegation at a hotel in Japan rented out for their sole use. Photo: Reuters
Chefs dispatched from South Korea prepare boxed meals for the country‘s Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games delegation at a hotel in Japan rented out for their sole use. Photo: Reuters

Tokyo Olympics: Japan’s South Korea, China tensions resurface as legacy of war haunts Games

  • Anti-Japanese grievances concerning territorial disputes, war crimes, and even produce from Fukushima have been aired during the Olympics
  • A ‘surge of nationalism’ associated with global sporting events makes it easier for such unresolved issues to rise to the surface, an analyst said

Chefs dispatched from South Korea prepare boxed meals for the country‘s Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games delegation at a hotel in Japan rented out for their sole use. Photo: Reuters
Chefs dispatched from South Korea prepare boxed meals for the country‘s Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games delegation at a hotel in Japan rented out for their sole use. Photo: Reuters
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