Tokyo kicks off Olympic Games amid Covid threat

Tokyo kicks off Olympic Games amid Covid threat

Tokyo kicks off Olympic Games amid Covid threat

TRT World says the pandemic-postponed Tokyo 2020 Olympics has begun with Japanese women’s softball pitcher Yukiko Ueno getting Games competition under way in what the head of the World Health Organization said was needed as “a celebration of hope.”

Rising Covid-19 cases in host city Tokyo have cast a shadow over the world’s largest sporting event, which is taking place largely without spectators. Japan this month decided that participants would compete in empty venues to minimise health risks.

https://www.trtworld.com/sport/tokyo-kicks-off-olympic-games-amid-covid-threat-48542

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