Most Japanese oppose Tokyo Games this year -poll

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Published on March 3, 2021 - Duration: 01:11s

Most Japanese oppose Tokyo Games this year -poll

An overwhelming majority of Japanese said they were "interested in the Olympics", although 58 percent said they did not want them to be held because of fears over COVID-19, a Yomiuri daily poll showed on Wednesday.

Bryan Wood reports.


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2020 Summer Olympics

Games of the 32nd Olympiad, to be held in Tokyo, Japan
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Yomiuri Shimbun

Japanese newspaper

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