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Tokyo 2020 Olympics

Olympic spectator decision delayed by Tokyo COVID emergency

Audience limits will not be fixed until one month before games

Seiko Hashimoto, president of Tokyo 2020, waves at the start of a five-party meeting of Olympic organizers in Tokyo on April 28.   © Reuters

TOKYO -- Organizers of the Tokyo Olympics said on Wednesday that they will be deciding limits for domestic spectators in June, not April as originally planned.

The postponement decision was made jointly by Tokyo 2020, the International Olympic Committee, the International Paralympic Committee, the Tokyo Metropolitan Government and the Japanese government.

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