IOC makes more changes to coronavirus measures ahead of Tokyo Games | The World

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    IOC officials say people who don’t follow coronavirus rules could be penalised in the latest changes to the playbook for the Tokyo Games. It’s also expected that up to 80% of media attending the event will be vaccinated. Ryusei Takahashi, national correspondent for The Japan Times, tells The World it remains to be seen just how stringently regulations will be enforced.

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