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Should we cheer or fear the Tokyo Olympics?

22/07/2021 01:06 PM | Click to read full article

The Summer Olympics will open in Tokyo on Friday. Originally scheduled to take place from July 24 to August 9, 2020, the Games were postponed for a year due to the Covid-19 pandemic. With the pandemic still continuing and expanding in parts of Asia, should the Games go on?  

Shahid Jameel writes: A healthy and more sustainable world would resonate well with the noble ideals initially set out for the Olympics.