I’m looking forward to watching the Olympics as much as the next person. But the Tokyo Games really do seem more like a metaphor than a sporting event. Because of early Covid cases among participants, the Tokyo 2020 organizing committee chief won’t rule out last-minute cancellation of Olympics. That’s the pandemic angle. There’s also a heat angle. “Beach volleyball players have already found sand too hot for their feet during practice.” Fears athletes could face hottest Games on record. That’s the climate angle. All we need now is the, just when you thought this story couldn’t get any weirder angle. Let me see. Aha! Found it. Rogue oysters threaten to disrupt Tokyo Olympics.