Poll: Support Collapses for Coronavirus-Postponed Olympics in Japan

Poll: Support Collapses for Coronavirus-Postponed Olympics in Japan


Support for the delayed Tokyo Olympic Games, set down for this summer, has collapsed in Japan as the country battles a fresh outbreak of the coronavirus.

Just over 80 percent of those asked by Kyodo news agency said the the world’s single biggest sporting should be cancelled or postponed again — a jump from around 60 percent in a December 6 survey by the same outlet.

AFP reports Kyodo said the survey asked 1,041 participants nationwide, who were selected by random dialling.

Tokyo 2020 organisers have said another delay is out of the question and insist the Games will go ahead despite a state of emergency declared in the greater Tokyo area this week over a surge in Covid-19 cases.

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As Breitbart News reported, the Games were postponed last year just as the global coronavirus pandemic took hold and as organizers tried to reshape the event to be more reflective

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