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Tag Archives: Summer Olympics

Quotation

What better platform is there going to be than the Olympic Games when the world has pulled through the virus… You’ve got a dynamic that will be even more powerful for Japan and the rest of the world. But you are going to have a tough road getting there.

— Former International Olympic Committee marketing director Michael Payne, speaking to The Associated Press in an interview about the likely postponement of the games (Tokyo Olympics seem sure to happen — but in 2021, not 2020)