Etienne Balmer

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What would it cost Japan to cancel the Olympics?

National Mar 12, 2020

What would it cost Japan to cancel the Olympics?

While Japan and Olympic organizers are at pains to insist the Summer Games are still a go despite the coronavirus outbreak, some are wondering what a cancellation would cost the world's third-biggest economy. With a dearth of reliable figures, opinions vary, yet experts all agree ...