Japan government says no truth to report of possible Olympics cancellation

23-Jan-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM Print This Post

There is no truth to a report about the possible cancellation of the Tokyo Olympics, Japan’s deputy Chief Cabinet Secretary Manabu Sakai, a government spokesman, told reporters on Friday, denying a newspaper report that the event would be called off.

The Times reported on Friday that Japan’s government had privately concluded the already-delayed Tokyo Olympics would be cancelled this year because of the coronavirus pandemic.

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