Japan keeps up preparations for Olympics this summer

13 Jan 2021 / 11:31 H.

    TOKYO, Jan 13 (Reuters) - Japan's government is continuing with preparations to hold the Tokyo Olympics this summer as planned, following a postponement because of the coronavirus pandemic, chief cabinet secretary Katsunobu Kato said on Wednesday.

    Japan has repeatedly insisted it will hold the Games, despite opinion polls showing a majority of respondents want them postponed again or cancelled. (Reporting by Elaine Lies; Editing by Clarence Fernandez)

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