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The 1940 Tokyo Games: The Missing Olympics: Japan, the Asian Olympics and the Olympic Movement

The 1940 Tokyo Summer Olympic Games are a non-event, because they never happened. Promoted by Japanese organisations since the early 1930s, decided on by the IOC (International Olympic Committee) in 1936, and given up by the Japanese in 1938, they were soon forgotten, overshadowed by the war with China and the Second World War. WhenContinue reading “The 1940 Tokyo Games: The Missing Olympics: Japan, the Asian Olympics and the Olympic Movement”