Covid-19 locks more athletes out of Tokyo Olympics

Tokyo Olympics

A skateboarder practices at Ariake Urban sports park ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, on July 21, 2021.

Photo credit: Jeff Pachoud | AFP

What you need to know:

  • British shooter Amber Hill, top-ranked in the women's skeet, was forced to pull out before she departed for Japan after testing positive.
  • The Tokyo Olympics are being staged in biosecure "bubble" conditions, with athletes tested daily and under orders to stay socially distanced and wear masks when not competing, training, eating or sleeping.



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