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Tokyo 2020 Olympics

Japan to let Olympic athletes in as early as March

70,000 to 80,000 arrivals expected through the program

Athletes from South Sudan train in Maebashi, north of Tokyo, in preparation for the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games.   © Reuters

TOKYO -- Japan plans to remove the entry ban on foreign athletes participating in the Tokyo Olympics soon after the country's emergency declaration order is lifted next month, Nikkei has learned.

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