• Kyodo


Athletes competing in the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics will be asked to test for the novel coronavirus at least once every four days, the games’ organizers stipulated Tuesday in their playbook.

The participating athletes will need to take the test at the athletes’ village, and the rule also applies to those choosing to stay at a hotel, it said.

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