Athletes take a selfie during the closing ceremony of the Tokyo Olympics. Photo: Reuters
Athletes take a selfie during the closing ceremony of the Tokyo Olympics. Photo: Reuters

Tokyo Olympics: infection numbers threaten Paralympics as Japan counts cost of Games and Suga watches approval dip

  • Public sentiment towards the Games warmed as Japanese athletes claimed record medal hauls but host nation has been left with a US$15 billion bill and a raging pandemic
  • Government experts will meet in Tokyo on Monday to discuss the risks faced by tens of thousands of athletes, officials, support staff and media attending the Paralympics

Athletes take a selfie during the closing ceremony of the Tokyo Olympics. Photo: Reuters
Athletes take a selfie during the closing ceremony of the Tokyo Olympics. Photo: Reuters
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