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Survey: Half of Tokyo residents disapprove of 2021 Olympics

An increasing number of events and sporting fixtures are being cancelled or postponed around Japan as coronavirus cases continue to grow and concerns mount over the possibility that the epidemic will force the postponement or even cancellation of the Tokyo Olympics. (Carl Court/Getty Images)

A public poll has found 51.7 per cent of Tokyo residents hope the Olympics in 2021 is postponed again or cancelled, while 46.3 per cent want to see the event proceed