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Japanese superfan spent $40,000 on Olympics tickets

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For the past 15 years, Kazunori Takishima has travelled the world to support Japan at every Olympic Games, so seeing the event in his hometown of Tokyo was a dream come true. But, with the announcement last week of a spectator ban due to Covid-19, that ambition came to an end. Now, he has spent over $40,000 on 197 tickets for himself and his friends so that they could attend as many events as possible at Tokyo 2020, which begins on July 23.