Japan insists Olympics will go ahead after cancellation report

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    The Japanese government has denied reports it is considering cancelling the Tokyo Olympics.

    The British newspaper, The Times, says the Japanese government has privately concluded the games will need to be called off because of the coronavirus pandemic.

    Al Jazeera’s Victoria Gatenby reports.

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