Arata Yamamoto21h ago / 10:31 AM UTCOlympic torch lit up during the flame lighting ceremony at the closed Ancient Olympia site, birthplace of the ancient Olympics in southern Greece, on Thursday, March 12. Thanassis Stavrakis / APThe Olympic torch relay will kick off in Japan on March 26 according to plan, the head of the Tokyo 2020 organizing committee said Tuesday, but all accompanying celebrations and events will be cancelled.Toshiro Muto told reporters the grand opening event in Fukushima will have no spectators. As for the actual torch relay, Muto said anyone who is not feeling well is asked to refrain from watching from the sidelines. Spectators will also be asked not to pack together along the streets where runners will be passing through. Despite a growing coronavirus pandemic, Japan has so far ruled out postponing or cancelling this year’s  Olympics. NBC News22h ago / 9:54 AM UTCThai Muslim students wear face masks donated by a school official at a school in Thailand’s southern province of Narathiwat on Tuesday.Madaree Tohlala / AFP – Getty ImagesAlex Shi and Yuliya Talmazan21h ago / 10:06 AM UTCChina reacts to Trump’s tweet referring to coronavirus as ‘Chinese virus’The United States will be powerfully supporting those industries, like Airlines

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