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The Tokyo Olympics Will Go Ahead – Just Without The Fans

The Tokyo Olympics will go ahead – just without the fans.  Games officials made the disappoint...

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08.13 9 Jul 2021


The Tokyo Olympics Will Go Ahead – Just Without The Fans


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08.13 9 Jul 2021


The Tokyo Olympics will go ahead – just without the fans.  Games officials made the disappointing decision to bar spectators after a spike in coronavirus cases forced the government to declare a state of emergency in the Japanese capital.   Gearoid Reidy is the Senior Editor at Bloomberg News in Tokyo and he joins and told us how bad has the Delta variant become in the Tokyo region and what was the trigger for the Government to make this pretty momentous decision?

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