Olympic Games

Olympics-Up to 10,000 spectators allowed at each venue despite warnings

Olympics organisers on Monday capped the number of spectators at 10,000 for each venue at the Tokyo 2020 Games, days after experts warned that holding the event without fans would be the least risky option during the COVID-19 pandemic. The decision, widely expected following comments by both organisers and government… Cyprus Mail …


Vaccines ‘encouraged’ but not compulsory for athletes at Olympics

Athletes are being encouraged to get vaccinated against COVID-19 ahead of the Tokyo Olympics but it will not be compulsory, IOC Vice President John Coates said on Thursday. “Not compulsory, we can’t do that,” Coates, head of the IOC’s Coordination Commission for the Tokyo Games, told reporters in Brisbane. “But… Cyprus Mail …