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TOKYO (Reuters) -Up to 10,000 domestic spectators will be allowed in Tokyo 2020 venues, Olympics organisers said on Monday, a decision that cuts against the recommendation of medical experts who said holding the event without fans was the least risky option.
TOKYO (Reuters) -Facing the daunting task of keeping the world's largest sporting event safe, some emergency medicine officers overseeing Tokyo Olympic venues are calling on the organisers to bar spectators over risks of a jump in COVID-19 cases.
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan said on Thursday it would ease emergency coronavirus curbs in nine prefectures including Tokyo while keeping some measures, including limiting spectator numbers at big events, amid fears that next month's Olympics could trigger a surge in infections.
TOKYO (Reuters) - A mass vaccination centre in Tokyo will begin booking COVID-19 shots for people under 65 years old from Saturday, the Sankei Newspaper reported on Thursday, as Japan ramps up efforts to inoculate people before the 2020 Olympics open next month.
PETALING JAYA: The majority of SEA Games Federation (SEAGF) members are calling for the Vietnam SEA Games from Nov 21-Dec 2 to proceed as planned, despite the Covid-19 pandemic.
PUTRAJAYA: The National Sports Council has been ordered to get confirmation as to whether or not Malaysia is among the countries that will be denied entry to Japan for the coming Tokyo Olympics.
Tennis, like all sports and most of life, is about the game inside the head. Osaka reminded us that this needs tending to.
PUTRAJAYA: Malaysian athletes participating in international competitions abroad will not be allowed to bring their spouses to accompany them for the tournament, says the Immigration Department.
TOKYO (Reuters) - The organisers of the Tokyo Olympics have secured about 80% of the medical staff needed to stage the Games, a top Olympic official told Reuters on Monday, amid worries over infections and the slow rollout of vaccinations in the Japanese capital.