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The logistical hell of postponing the Olympics for one year

April 15, 2020

Immense logistical, economic, and psychological challenges lie ahead for the organizing committee and the city of Tokyo—challenges that must be faced under the looming risk that an unabated coronavirus pandemic may ultimately compel organizers to cancel the Olympics, regardless of preparations. And the sheer price tag of holding the Olympics and moving them back a year is staggering. Read the details on Slate.