Athlete, Olympic workers test positive for COVID as opening nears

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    Eight days to go to Tokyo 2020, and Olympics chief Thomas Bach says there is “zero chance” of participants infecting Japanese residents with coronavirus.

    Those comments came on the same day that one athlete and several staff members at the games tested positive in Tokyo.

    Al Jazeera’s David Stokes reports.

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