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DW News published this video item, entitled “Tokyo bans all spectators from Olympic Games | DW News” – below is their description.
The Olympic Games in Tokyo will be held with no spectators, organizers announced on Thursday, after Japan’s Prime Minister called a state of emergency in the capital.
“We had no other choice,” said local organizing chief Seiko Hashimoto on Thursday, after originally hoping the venues could be at least half full.
The Tokyo Games, scheduled from July 23 to August 8, are being held after a delay despite opposition from medical experts and the majority of the public.
Japan has already banned overseas spectators in a bid to curb infections. The officials have also set a cap on domestic viewers at 50% of capacity, up to 10,000 people, before deciding for a complete ban.DW News YouTube Channel
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