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Tokyo 2020 Olympics

Pros and cons of holding the Tokyo Olympics during a pandemic

Organizers say Games can be 'safe and secure' but domestic opposition strong

Anti-Olympic protesters in Tokyo on May 9; International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach attends the Executive Board virtual meeting in Lausanne, Switzerland, on May 12. (Source photos by Ken Kobayashi and Reuters)

TOKYO -- International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach was supposed to have been the guest of honor at the torch relay in Hiroshima prefecture this week.

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