A senior Japanese ruling party official has admitted cancelling this year’s Olympic Games remains an option.
- The Olympic Games are just 99 days away
- The event, originally scheduled for last year, was postponed due to the pandemic
- Experts say Japan is in the grip of a fourth wave
Toshihiro Nikai, secretary-general of the Liberal Democratic Party, said Japan might have to “give up” on the Tokyo Olympics if rising coronavirus cases in the country made the event “impossible”, Kyodo news agency reported.