The Olympic rings float above the water in the Odaiba area of Tokyo. Photo: AP The Olympic rings float above the water in the Odaiba area of Tokyo. Photo: AP
The Olympic rings float above the water in the Odaiba area of Tokyo. Photo: AP

Declaring a coronavirus state of emergency in Japan would impact delayed Tokyo Olympics

  • Such a measure would hinder athletes’ training for the Olympics, due to start on July 23 following an unprecedented one-year postponement
  • With the unexpected appearance of new variants of the virus, Japan has strengthened entry restrictions on incoming travellers

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
The Olympic rings float above the water in the Odaiba area of Tokyo. Photo: AP The Olympic rings float above the water in the Odaiba area of Tokyo. Photo: AP
The Olympic rings float above the water in the Odaiba area of Tokyo. Photo: AP
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