The View From Asia

Olympics in the Covid-19 era

Asia News Network writers discuss the challenges of hosting this year's Olympics in a pandemic. Here are excerpts.

For Tokyo, this marks the second time the city hosts the Summer Olympics. PHOTO: REUTERS

Robert J. Fouser
The Korea Herald, South Korea

The Covid-19 pandemic forced a year's delay in holding the Summer Olympics, with many in Japan and elsewhere arguing that they should have been cancelled altogether.

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