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What impact do the Olympics and mass-sporting events have on public health?

Mikihiro Sato is a professor of recreation, sport and tourism at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign whose research focuses...

REUTERS: Olympics-Japan win softball opener as Games ‘of hope’ begin

Japan’s women’s softball team got the Tokyo 2020 Olympics off to a winning start for the hosts on Wednesday, a boost for...

REUTERS: Tokyo vaccination centre to offer shots to younger people as Olympics loom

The main coronavirus vaccination centre in the Japanese capital of Tokyo will begin booking shots for people under 65 from Saturday, media...

NPR: Japan Aims To Convince A Wary Public The Olympics Will Be Safe

Olympic organizers and Japan's government are ramping up vaccinations, inside and outside the Olympic Village. It remains to be seen whether the push...

AP: Olympics on tight timeline to chart new path on protest

For generations, the IOC knew exactly where to look for key support of its ban against protests at the Olympics.

VOA: Japanese Expert Casts Doubt on Olympics Being Held in 2021

A Japanese infectious disease expert says he does not think it is likely the Tokyo Olympic games will be held at its...
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