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QWill the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games be staged in Fukushima?
AThe Olympic torch relay will start in Fukushima Prefecture, and baseball and softball games will be held in Fukushima City. The torch relay will start from J-VILLAGE, Japan Football's first national training center. The center was a base for disaster response efforts after the nuclear accident.

The 2021 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games will be held as the "Recovery Olympics."

The event will be an opportunity to: express gratitude for the worldwide support received in the wake of the Great East Japan Earthquake; show the ongoing progress of recovery in disaster-affected areas; and foster a deeper understanding of and empathy towards the affected areas and the recovery efforts, both at home and abroad.

The Olympic torch relay will start from J-VILLAGE in Fukushima Prefecture, and baseball and softball games will be held in Fukushima City.

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