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IOC denies Olympic cancellation

Report by RJRGLEANER Communications Group Sports Reporter Jordan Forte

Less than a week after Radio Jamaica Sports aired a story where the Japanese Ambassador to Jamaica Masaya Fujiwara expressed confidence in the Olympics being staged this year, authorities are now scrambling to quell fears that the quadriennial Games will be cancelled. 

The Olympics are set to run from July 23 to August 8 and the Paralympics from August 24 to September 5. Public pressure is mounting in the Asian country however as a recent survey found that about 80% of Japanese said the Games should either be postponed or canceled.
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