Should sporting events go ahead during the pandemic?

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    When the 2020 Tokyo Olympics were postponed, organisers promised to hold it this summer as a symbol of victory over COVID-19.

    But with coronavirus cases rising, Japan’s government is rejecting reports that it’s considering cancelling the world’s biggest sporting event.

    Polls show 80 percent of Japanese don’t want it to go ahead.

    So should sporting events be held when the pandemic is far from under control?

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