Over 80% Of Japanese People Oppose Hosting Olympics
Provided By - Video Elephant on May 17, 2021
More than 80% of Japanese people are against hosting this summer's Olympics, according to a new poll.
The results of the poll come less than 10 weeks before the Tokyo games are due to kick-off.
The poll was conducted by the newspaper Asahi Shimbun and found 43% of people want the games canceled.
Another 40% think the games should be postponed again while only 14% say the games should go ahead as planned.
Japan is currently enduring its fourth wave of virus infections with the country currently under a state of emergency.
This summer's Tokyo Olympics is currently still planned to go ahead according to the International Olympic Committee.