Japan tests sports games capacity ahead of Olympics
Yokohama Stadium will hold three baseball games at around 80% capacity later this month as Japan looks to test its COVID-19 countermeasures at big events ahead of the rearranged Tokyo Olympics next year.
International Olympic Committee chief Thomas Bach is “very, very confident” that spectators can attend next year’s postponed Games, he said on Monday, after a meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga where the two bumped fists in greeting. Bryan Wood reports.
This Olympic rings statue returned to Japan's Tokyo Bay on Dec. 1. The rings were temporarily removed during the summer for maintenance. The 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo were postponed because of the..