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Re-organizing Olympics a Herculean task: former IOC marketing head

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"The cost to the Japanese of postponing them is loss of face and political capital to (Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo) Abe as this is very much his project. In the last few days Japan have been very up for them to go ahead but the problem is the rest of the world cannot get there."

Payne said the Japanese reluctance to contemplate postponement has left Bach with "one arm tied behind his back."

wow thats deep, but to those connected to the culture, not surprising at all. still scary though. Reminds me of the time following the Fukushima disaster...."wash them vegetables, and your good, them trouble making gaijin experts dont know us anyhow"

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