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Tokyo 2020 Olympics

Japan plan allows Olympic visitors entry, but with a catch

Ticket holders would face ban on visiting certain districts

TOKYO -- Seeking a way to host the Olympics games in 2021 without igniting an outbreak of coronavirus infections, Japan is considering a plan to allow foreign athletes and spectators into the country, but under strict restrictions such as on where they can go, Nikkei has learned.

The government should move forward with a plan to take in the foreign arrivals for the Summer Games, Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga told cabinet officials at a meeting Friday.

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