Fears mount over Tokyo Olympics cancellation because of coronavirus

Japan's new national stadium in Tokyo is being built to host the postponed 2020 Games. Credit: Japan Sport Council

The risk of this summer’s Tokyo Olympics being cancelled because of the coronavirus outbreak is rising as the number of infections and deaths continues to rise in Asia and worldwide. The World Health Organization (WHO) reported on Sunday that there are now 37,558 confirmed coronavirus cases. It reported 37,251 confirmed cases in China with some 6,188 categorised as severe. A…

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