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Tokyo 2020 Olympics

With Tokyo Olympics over, debate looms on covering financial loss

Host city and nation left holding bag after most of $820m in tickets unsold

The Tokyo Olympics lost anticipated ticket revenue of over $800 million due to the organizers' decision to hold the games with virtually no spectators.    © Reuters

TOKYO -- The spectatorless 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games leaves a financial loss for host nation Japan, setting up talks in the coming months on filling the hole left by hundreds of millions of dollars in unsold tickets.

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