Tokyo Olympics: fury over unmasked Japanese fans greeting Chinese table tennis team


Video posted online shows three members of the public ignoring social distancing rules to take photos with squad. Japanese capital braces for fifth wave of coronavirus cases in countdown to start of Games on Friday. — SCMP

Footage of three unmasked Japanese fans approaching the Chinese table tennis team at a Tokyo airport has triggered an online backlash in China over enforcement of Covid-19 rules in Japan.

In the video posted by China-based online news site Kankan News on Sunday, the Japanese fans followed the Chinese table tennis Olympians as they walked through the arrivals hall at Narita International Airport on Saturday.

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