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Tokyo Olympics Q&A: 6 months out and murmurs of cancellation

Added 01-19-21 01:03:02am EST - “The Tokyo Olympics are to open in six months on July 23. Interestingly, Tokyo organizers have no public program planned to mark the milestone. There is too much uncertainty for that right now.” - Washingtontimes.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Washingtontimes.com: “Tokyo Olympics Q&A: 6 months out and murmurs of cancellation”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

TOKYO (AP) - The Tokyo Olympics are to open in six months on July 23. Interestingly, Tokyo organizers have no public program planned to mark the milestone. There is too much uncertainty for that right now.

Tokyo and other parts of Japan are under an emergency order because of surging coronavirus cases with about 4,500 deaths attributed to COVID-19.

Instead of a countdown celebration, the focus is on the virus and speculation around the Olympics being canceled. Should they take place during a spreading pandemic - vaccine or no vaccine? Organizers say they will with exact details yet to be revealed.

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It’s been this way since the Olympics were postponed almost 10 months ago. There are always more questions than answers. Here are a few.

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