Athletes at the Tokyo Olympics will not need a vaccine to participate, organizers say

Athletes and officials will not be required to receive a Covid-19 vaccine in order to take part in the Tokyo Games, organizers announced on February 3. It comes as the IOC published its first version of the Tokyo 2020 “Playbook” which outlines the rules and safety regulations that will be put in place later this year.

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FILE - In this Dec. 1, 2020, file photo, a man wearing a protective face mask to help curb the spread of the coronavirus walks with the Olympic rings in the background in the Odaiba section in Tokyo. Opposition to the Tokyo Olympics is growing with calls for a cancellation as virus cases rise in Japan. The International Olympic Committee and local organizers have already said another postponement is impossible, leaving cancellation, or going ahead, as the only options. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko, File)
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