Japan banned spectators from attending the Olympics 2020. The Olympics had previously banned foreign tourists. This time the bad news is for the locals. The Tokyo Olympics are going to be held in a closed venue. There are no audience supporters. A state of emergency was to be declared in various parts of Japan until July 18. Which increased to 22 August. In this way, the biggest show on earth will be organized in the midst of an emergency.
Japan’s Olympic Minister Tamayo Marukawa said We have made this decision after talking to the organizers and associate organizers in view of increasing the state of emergency. Corona infections are going to make us warier.
Japan has banned spectators from attending the Olympics due to the state of emergency
But just two weeks ago, the IOC and the organizing committee allowed 50 percent of local supporters to enter the venues. Bought a lot of tickets to see the event of choice first hand. About 15 thousand died. Restaurants, bars, and karaoke parlors will be closed at this time. The organizers have requested to enjoy the Olympics on TV while sitting at home.
Meanwhile, IOC President Thomas Bach has arrived in Tokyo. The highest official of the International Olympics will have to stay in self-isolation for three days.
Despite various obstacles, opposition from locals, and criticism from around the world, US President Joe Biden has announced his solidarity with the organizers. Jane Pisaki, a spokeswoman for US President Joe Biden said, Japan was keen on health care. They are giving utmost importance to corona control. So in the midst of an emergency, Joe Biden is in favor of the Tokyo Olympics.
Olympic is one of the biggest events in the world. So this a very sad news for sports fans. But thinking about this world epidemic, we all have to accept it.
“Many people were looking forward to watching the games at the venues, but I would like everyone to fully enjoy watching the games on TV at home” Tokyo Govt. Yuriko Koike said after the meeting. It,s gut-wrenching because many people looked forward to watching at the venues.