Olympics to spend $900 million on COVID-19 measures

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    Organizers of the Tokyo Olympics will spend $900 million on measures to stop the spread of the coronavirus at next year’s Games, they said on Tuesday, as they unveiled their latest budget for the delayed tournament.

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