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Olympics Unlikely This Year, Former Team USA Official Says

  • Rick Burton, former marketing head, sees virus scuttling games
  • Odds are ‘zooming toward 20/80, and really 1/99,’ Burton says
Concern In Japan As The Covid-19 Spreads

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The coronavirus crisis is making the 2020 Tokyo Olympics less likely by the day, according to a former Team USA executive, joining a chorus of voices expressing pessimism about the event.