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Global News published this video item, entitled “Calls grow for Tokyo Summer Olympics to be cancelled over COVID-19” – below is their description.
Calls are growing to cancel the Tokyo Olympics this summer amid a fourth COVID-19 wave across Asia as Japan sees a fourth wave of the pandemic and faces the rapid spread of new variants in the country.
The Games are set to kick off on July 23 after being pushed back a year, but more than 80 per cent of Japanese people are not in favour of holding the events, according to a national newspaper poll published Monday.
Eric Sorensen looks at the uncertainty and challenges facing Canadian athletes who qualified to compete.
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