The sports world, just days ahead of one of its premier global events, has been dealing with a significant and concerning number of Covid-19 cases.
There have been calls by some Japanese residents to cancel the Olympics, which are starting this week a year late due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Sports teams and major events are being challenged by the recent number of positive tests. Here are some of the cases:
• The recent Copa America and European football championships saw teams lose players who couldn’t compete because of virus protocols.
• Six players on the New York