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Volume 22 No. 19
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Tokyo 2020: Can Games bring rebirth?

Japan looks forward to 2020, hoping the Tokyo Olympics can be a rallying cry to rejuvenate the country’s image, industry and soul after three decades of economic stagnation and natural disasters.
Enthusiasm for the Games and what they could mean to Japan’s future has been high since Tokyo was selected six years ago. Photo: getty images When Tokyo first hosted the Olympics in 1964, the Japanese people used the occasion to make a bold declaration to the world and themselves: The mil...

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