Major sports events are being postponed and cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has insisted that the Summer Olympics will go ahead as scheduled, kicking off on July 24. However, Japanese citizens are not so hopeful. A survey by Kyodo News revealed that close to 70% don’t expect the Games to go ahead. Mr Abe said he has secured the support from G7 leaders for a “complete” Olympic Games with spectators present.
70% of Japanese don’t expect Tokyo Olympics to go on as scheduled: Survey