Tokyo 2020-21: The Troubled Games of the XXXll Olympiad

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    On 25 March, the Olympic Torch Relay is to set out from Fukushima with its “sacred flame” on a grand national circuit, visiting all 47 of the country’s prefectures and arriving at the Tokyo Games venue for the opening ceremony on 23 July. But will this scenario really play out? Even as the countdown to the Olympic opening ceremony proceeds, in the shadow of the 3.11 earthquake, tsunami and nuclear disaster and the Covid pandemic there are reports that cancelation might be imminent.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)1-6
    JournalThe Asia-Pacific Journal: Japan Focus
    Issue number6
    Publication statusPublished - 2021


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