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Despite a fourth wave of COVID-19 and a state of emergency in Tokyo, the Summer Olympics are going ahead. We talk to Satoko Itani, professor of sports and gender studies at Osaka's Kansai University, about growing local opposition. And two Canadian athletes — runner Madeleine Kelly and swimmer Sydney Pickrem — discuss how the pandemic has impacted their training, and their hopes for the Games this year.