French cyclist Guillaume Martin. Photo: EPA-EFE French cyclist Guillaume Martin. Photo: EPA-EFE
French cyclist Guillaume Martin. Photo: EPA-EFE

Tokyo Olympics: disappointed athletes brace for made-for-TV Games after fan ban

  • Athletes set to compete at the biggest quadrennial event in the world are struggling to hide their disappointment at spectators being banned
  • French decathlete Kevin Mayer says he would miss the roar of crowds and organisers were ‘taking away a joyful part of sport’

Topic |   Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games
French cyclist Guillaume Martin. Photo: EPA-EFE French cyclist Guillaume Martin. Photo: EPA-EFE
French cyclist Guillaume Martin. Photo: EPA-EFE
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