Funding help for Tokyo Olympics in doubt

TOKYO >> The Tokyo metropolitan government has requested that Japan’s central government cover the costs of about 20 categories in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics, The Yomiuri Shimbun has learned. However, the central government was expected to …
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