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• Japan to consider easing travel restrictions for Tokyo 2020 athletes

July 08, 2020

Japan's Government is reportedly considering easing travel restrictions for foreign athletes who are due to compete at next year's Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics, as they bid to hold the Games even if the threat of the COVID-19 pandemic has not subsided.

Sources said the Government would look to prioritise athletes and personnel by putting a system in place to safeguard them from any potential curbs, Kyodo News reported.

Since February, Japan has restricted foreign travel for inbound visitors in a bid to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

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