Sport: Nothing in China

Japan's War Minister General Gen Sugiyama told a committee of the Tokyo Diet fortnight ago that even the versatile Japanese could not fight 450,000,000 Chinese and play games simultaneously; that if the "China incident" continues, it might be best to cancel the 1940 Olympics. Next day the Japanese Olympic organizing committee, pooh-poohing opposition as coming "from a small and not very strong group of extreme Nationalists or Fascists," announced a 5,000,000-yen ($1,450,000) budget for a Tokyo Olympic village. On his way to Cairo, Egypt, where the International Olympic Committee was shortly...

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