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No fans allowed at the Tokyo Summer Olympics

No fans allowed at the Tokyo Summer Olympics

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‘Regrettable’: Tokyo Olympics to be held without spectators

‘Regrettable’: Tokyo Olympics to be held without spectators

Organisers of the Tokyo Olympics agreed on Thursday to ban fans from the events under a COVID-19 state of emergency. “We reached an agreement on no spectators at venues in Tokyo,” Japan’s Olympics Minister Tamayo Marukawa said.

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William H Warrick III MD
William H Warrick III MD
July 11, 2021

Alex, the Coooffff is over. We have Herd Immunity due to several factors.

https://21stcenturywire.com/2021/07/10/professor-sucharit-bhakdi-new-evidence-on-sars-cov-2/

Greg
Greg
Reply to  William H Warrick III MD
July 11, 2021

Many thanks for posting this article, William, which I’ll now proceed to read.

Helga I. Fellay
Helga I. Fellay
July 11, 2021

You may be overly pessimistic. The last thing I read about the Tokyo Olympics is that only foreigners will be banned, but the Japanese are encouraged to attend, and it is expected that turnout by Japanese attendees may be unusually large for that reason alone (they are a patriotic lot, and the price of attendance will probably exceptionally lowered). The only sport I watch religiously on TV is figure skating. Last winter, the pre-olympic competitions (which determine who will be sent to the Olympics) were held without live audiences, at least in western countries. They were cleverly done, and were… Read more »

Helga I. Fellay
Helga I. Fellay
Reply to  Helga I. Fellay
July 12, 2021

I was wrong. Just now read the following: “July 2021: Tokyo fans barred Spectators are banned from Olympic venues in Tokyo and three surrounding regions because of a virus state of emergency imposed in the capital as cases rebound, including the more infectious delta strain. The decision, described by Tokyo Gov. Yuriko Koike as “heartbreaking,” means the Games will happen mostly behind closed doors, with the public also urged to stay away from the marathon in Sapporo. The Olympic flame arrives in Tokyo at a low-key welcoming ceremony held without fans, giving a taste of what could be expected at… Read more »

Jay
Jay
July 11, 2021

No Russia, no fans & men allowed to compete in woman’s sports. I think that’s what they call a shitshow.

Helga I. Fellay
Helga I. Fellay
Reply to  Jay
July 12, 2021

I am not sure about Russia. I think Russia, the nation, is banned, but Russian athletes are still permitted to compete as individuals. At least that’s what happened during the skating championships during the winter. Just no credit to the country. Petty, political, and ridiculous.

FranBrown
FranBrown
July 12, 2021

Yet 60,000+ were allowed to watch England play at Wembley last night and goodness knows how many more were milling about outside. The hypocrisy is unbelievable. The pandemic is only in the minds of the MSM now.

Alexi
Alexi
July 12, 2021

I agree: Why Bother. Personally I have always been against spending money on sporting events. Especially with all the political correctness and virtue signaling and Political Chauvinism, which goes against the very spirit of what The games are supposed to be for. I despise them. Hopefully this will be the Death Nell of this bloated international charade. Japan will get exactly what they deserve a big fat Bill that they cant pay. Tune in Next week for more Japanese foolishness when they try to defend Taiwan. China will have a chance to pay them back with some well deserved atrocities.

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