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Tokyo Olympics to be held on July 23 this year

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    The Tokyo 2020 Organizing Committee President, Mr. Yoshiro Mori said that Tokyo Olympics will be held on July 23 this year with or without COVID-19 as planned. The Games will not be put off to 2024 or even 2032 as the rumors said. The President added that the successful opening of the Games will be the symbol of conquering the virus, the "first light after the darkest night".
    According to Japanese state broadcaster NHK, a former opinion poll has shown that more than 80 percent of respondents believe the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games should be canceled or postponed again as the COVID-19 pandemic continues. In the opinion poll, 35.3 percent of people want the Tokyo Games canceled while 44.8 percent believe the games should be put off again. (Source: india.gov.in)