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Naomi Osaka and Serena Williams have demanded the organizers to hear the appeal of the people regarding the Olympics.
There is now only 2 months left for the Tokyo Olympics. Before this the tournament is going fiercely. The people of Japan have started boycotting the Olympics. At the same time, now players have also come in support of the people. After tennis star Serena Williams and Naomi Osaka, Japan’s Kei Nishikori has also raised questions about the tournament.
Nishikori believes that around 10,000 athletes and staff will be present during the tournament. Bio-bubble preparation will not be easy for them. In the last 10 days, more than 50 thousand cases of corona have been reported in Japan.
Nishikori is from Japan only. He appealed to the IOC not to hold the Olympics yet.
Nishikori questioned the organizers
Nishikori said that he was not confident that the International Olympic Committee and the local organizers would successfully conduct the tournament. This can put thousands of lives in danger. Nishikori also raised the question that when many cities of Japan are in the State of Emergency, would it be right to do the Olympics?
10 thousand people will live together in bio-bubble
Nishikori, who took part in the Italian Open, said – I do not know what the IOC and the local organizers are thinking. This is not a 100-person tournament. It will have athletes and staff from many countries. His family will not be allowed to accompany that athlete, which is wrong. There will be at least 10 thousand people in the Olympic Village. I do not think it would be right to do the Olympics because of the situation in Japan about Corona. You have to think about the whole world.
A man standing with a poster in front of the Olympic ring.
Serena asks for permission to bring her daughter
Earlier, Serena also questioned the organizers. Serena said that if she is not allowed to carry her 3-year-old daughter, she will not participate in the Tokyo Olympics. Serena said- I have not spent 24 hours till today without my daughter. At this time, she cannot leave her daughter alone at all.
People should listen to the Olympics
Japan’s Osaka said- As an athlete, I definitely want to be Olympic. But as the situation in Japan worsens in a few days, in such a situation, I do not think there should be an Olympics. If people have a problem with this, then it should definitely be talked about.
On Sunday, people also took out a rally in Japan for not holding the Olympics.
The biggest problem of vaccination in Japan
Japan’s condition is much better than countries like US, India and Brazil. In comparison to other countries, there have been 11 thousand deaths in Japan so far. At the same time, 6 lakh 40 thousand positive cases have been reported so far. What is most worrying about in Japan is vaccination. Till now only 2% of the total people in the country are vaccinated. At the same time, many variants of Corona have been revealed in countries like UK, India and South Africa.
60% Japanese want the tournament to be canceled
Nearly 60% of Japanese people do not want the tournament to be held amid Corona’s growing transition. At the same time, Thomas Baek, President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), also canceled his Japan tour this week. The Government of Japan has extended emergency there till 31 May.