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Tokyo 2020 Olympics

Japan can't call it quits if IOC says Olympics must go on

One-sided terms can discourage other cities from hosting the games

Despite reassurances from organizers that the Tokyo Olympics can proceed safely, many in Japan oppose the games over concerns about COVID-19.   © Reuters

TOKYO -- If the upcoming Tokyo Summer Olympics were to be canceled, who would be on the hook financially?

As pundits debate the possibility of such a scenario, the contract Japan signed with the International Olympic Committee has drawn scrutiny. 

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