Are any spectators allowed at the Olympics?
For the first time in history, no spectators will be allowed to watch the games in the host city. Due to a rise in Tokyo’s COVID-19 cases, a state of emergency was declared until at least Aug. 22 and the Olympics do not end until Aug. 8.
Are there no fans at the Olympics 2021?
Due to travel restrictions and the rising number of infections in Tokyo, spectators will also be absent from 97 per cent of Olympic competitions.
How can I watch the 2021 Olympics?
While the Olympics were broadcast across NBC, NBCSN, and MSNBC, the Closing Ceremony will air live on Peacock and then rebroadcast in primetime on NBC. You can get both through a number of live-TV streaming services.
What countries are banned from the Olympics 2021?
The countries are Belarus, Bahrain, Ethiopia, Kenya, Morocco, Nigeria and Ukraine. AIU does not release the names of the banned athletes. Kenya had previously announced that two of its runners, who are among the 20 mentioned in the AIU release, did not meet the qualifications.
Will fans be allowed at Tokyo Olympics?
TOKYO (AP) — A sharply limited number of fans will be allowed to attend the Tokyo Olympics, organizers announced Monday as they tried to save some of the spirit of the Games where even cheering has been banned.