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Columnist Says Japan Should Postpone Tokyo Olympics

The Tokyo Olympics are scheduled to open in just a little over two months, but Japan is dealing with a fourth wave of COVID-19.

The pandemic forced the cancelation of the Olympics last year. Here & Now‘s Peter O’Dowd speaks with Washington Post sports columnist Sally Jenkins, who says Japan should take the same step this year.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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