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Japan to open stadiums to full capacity in Olympic trial run

Baseball games serve as test to analyze coronavirus risks

Fans attend a baseball game at Yokohoma Stadium in September. The venue is scheduled to host baseball and softball at next summer's Tokyo Olympics. (Photo by Yo Inoue)

TOKYO -- Professional baseball games scheduled for next weekend will serve as a testing ground for higher capacity limits than permitted under current coronavirus precautions as Japan prepares to host the Summer Olympics next year.

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