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Opinion

Why the Tokyo Olympics must be canceled

It would be unsafe and unfair to proceed with the world's showcase sporting event

| Japan
Olympic rings installation at the Odaiba Marine Park, pictured on Jan. 16: the Olympics should be fair for every nation.   © Sipa/AP

Kosuke Takahashi is Tokyo correspondent for Janes Defence Weekly.

Despite declaring a state of emergency for the greater Tokyo area earlier this month, Japan is pushing ahead with plans to host the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics this summer.

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