Tokyo 2020 organisers prepare for possibility of no spectators

Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee President Seiko Hashimoto raises her hand while IOC President Thomas Bach attends online at the five-party online conference on March 20, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by The Asahi Shimbun via Getty Images)

Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games president Seiko Hashimoto has said that organisers are preparing for the scenario that no spectators will be present at the Olympic and Paralympic Games later this year.

Her comments came after organisers confirmed that a decision on domestic spectator limits would not be taken until June, a month before the opening ceremony, with fans from oversees already banned.

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