. Spectators from abroad to be barred from Tokyo Olympics « JO LEE MAGAZINE

ABC – Spectators from abroad will be barred from the Tokyo Olympics when they open in four months, the IOC and local organizers said Saturday. The move was expected and rumored for several months. Officials said the risk was too great to admit ticket holders from overseas during a pandemic, an idea strongly opposed by the Japanese public.

Read more on the financial burden of the Olympics and the recent earthquake in Japan at ABC News.

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