The games will bring thousands of foreign athletes, officials, sponsors and journalists to Japan during a pandemic, despite caution raised by experts about the risk of infections.
By Stephen Wade, Associated Press
Organizers set a limit of 50 percent capacity — up to a maximum of 10,000 fans, all of whom must be Japanese residents — for each Olympic venue.
By Mari Yamaguchi, Associated Press
Japan extended a coronavirus state of emergency in Tokyo and other areas for 20 more days on Friday, with infections still not slowing as it prepares to host the Olympics in just over 50 days.
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