Olympics a mixed bag for Okinawans

Jan 28, 2014

Olympics a mixed bag for Okinawans

by Takeshi Ozawa

When Tokyo won the bid last Sept. 7 to host the 2020 Summer Olympics, it was a mixed blessing to people in Okinawa, especially seniors. On the same day 50 years earlier, the Olympic torch arrived in Okinawa ahead of the 1964 Tokyo Summer ...