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Tokyo games will '100%' be held this summer: IOC vice president

John Coates says decisions on spectators to be made in March or April

John Coates, a vice president of the International Olympic Committee, at a November 2020 news conference in Tokyo. (Pool photo)

LONDON -- An International Olympic Committee vice president said the Tokyo games will "100%" go ahead in summer, despite the pandemic, global disparities in vaccine rollouts, and low public support in Japan.

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