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Will the 2021 Tokyo Olympics Take Place?

James Dorsey, Senior Fellow, S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies & the Middle East Institute

08-Apr-21 17:00

Will the 2021 Tokyo Olympics Take Place?

North Korea has become the first country to drop out of the 2021 Tokyo Olympics, as Japan faces a possible 4th wave of COVID-19 infections. We explore what this move might mean for the Olympics, as well as the seismic shifts that are happening in the arena of international sporting events.

Image Source: Vytautas Dranginis, Unsplash

Produced by: Tasha Fusil, Alia Zefri

Presented by: Lee Chwi Lynn, Sharmilla Ganesan


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Tags:  Evening EditionBusiness and EconomyTokyo Olympics 2021North KoreaJapanCovid-19PandemicFourth WaveGovernment/Regulatory/Policy MakingSportsPolitics, News, Current AffairsSports


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