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International Olympic Committee Confident of Successful Tokyo Games Despite Opposition

People protest against holding the Tokyo 2020 Olympics amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, around Olympic Stadium…

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Wednesday said it supported Japanese measures to counter COVID-19 and was confident the Tokyo Olympics would be a “historic” event, despite wide public opposition. 

With less than three months to go before the games begin on July 23, Japan is battling a surge in coronavirus infections. 

A majority of its population wants the Olympics canceled or postponed for a second time, according to several polls, with about 70% of the 10,500 athletes — about 7,800 — already qualified for the games. 

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