Japan’s Olympic challenge

A year after Japan was forced to accept the reality that opening the 2020 Olympics on schedule was a fool's errand, the government finds itself in a similar bind as it balances half-hearted emergency steps while once more putting on a good face to keep the event on schedule for this July. That face-saving has been apparent in a refusal -- for much of last year -- to expand testing to all but those with the most obvious and persistent symptoms. Right up until international pressure forced Japan to agree to postpone the Olympics on March 24, 2020, Japan insisted they would go ahead without a

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