The show must go on, Japan plans to hold 2020 Olympics with spectators in 2021

Over 11,000 athletes from around 200 countries had been scheduled to take part in the Olympics
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The Olympic rings displayed outside the National Stadium, a venue for the 2020 Olympic Games, in Tokyo on April 7. The games have been delayed until 2021 because of the coronavirus.

Japan is moving forward with plans to host the postponed Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games next year with spectators.

International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach had a meeting with Japan’s Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga and announced it on Monday.

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They have discussed preparations for the game and agreed to continue working closely to ensure the safety of visitors.

Thomas Bach said that he is confident spectators will be able to enter games venues to, stating that the IOC will step up efforts in making sure fans were vaccinated before arriving.

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IOC President Thomas Bach

Over 11,000 athletes from around 200 countries had been scheduled to take part in the Olympics due to begin in July 2021.

Jia Suriyanto
Indonesian Journalist at News Asia Today. I cover the latest news and stories on Indonesia, particularly on business.