“Just getting to perform is thrilling” — Scarcity of spectators doesn’t bother Olympic athletes

Athletes are so focused on competing that they don’t worry about crowd size. After all, friends and family at home are watching
“Just getting to perform is thrilling” — Scarcity of spectators doesn’t bother Olympic athletes

Spectators at Beijing 2022 from outside the closed loop must apply and test, test, test

People must volunteer to attend the Games, but there are no details on who is selected and why
Spectators at Beijing 2022 from outside the closed loop must apply and test, test, test

Lucerne 2021 opening ceremony closed off to spectators

The opening ceremony for the Lucerne 2021 Winter Universiade will be held as a non-ticketed event with a public screening area set up in lieu of spectators being allowed inside the venue.
Lucerne 2021 opening ceremony closed off to spectators

Beijing 2022 plans for fans in the stands as part of its principles to pull off a safe and secure Games

IOC and IPC say they “fully respect” the principles to combat COVID-19. Details will be released in late October with the first version of the Playbook.
Beijing 2022 plans for fans in the stands as part of its principles to pull off a safe and secure Games

U.S. prepares for zero spectators for Beijing Winter Olympics as COVID protocols expected to be similar to Tokyo

USOPC chair Susanne Lyons says “I think that it is entirely possible that once again there will be very limited attendance outside of operational staff”.
U.S. prepares for zero spectators for Beijing Winter Olympics as COVID protocols expected to be similar to Tokyo

Paralympic Games student spectator program appears likely to be scaled back after a wave of withdrawals

Some local governments are opting out of the program due to the ongoing spike in covid infections in Tokyo.
Paralympic Games student spectator program appears likely to be scaled back after a wave of withdrawals

Paralympic torch relay en route to Tokyo after 43 prefectures of Japan hold ‘flame festivals’

The Paralympic torch relay will now pass through Chiba, Saitama and Shizuoka prefectures between August 17th-19th. It reaches Tokyo on the 20th, four days before the Games begin.
Paralympic torch relay en route to Tokyo after 43 prefectures of Japan hold ‘flame festivals’

Paris celebrates the flag handover with a party at the Eiffel Tower

More than 5,000 spectators on hand as the French capital officially takes the Olympic mantle from Tokyo
Paris celebrates the flag handover with a party at the Eiffel Tower

Press Release - TOKYO WATERFRONT CITY Area to Be Closed to the Public during the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020

Press Release - TOKYO WATERFRONT CITY Area to Be Closed to the Public during the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020

Tokyo 2020: the Games of Silence

(ATR) The Olympics without spectators does little to signal that we are escaping from the grasp of the pandemic. 
Tokyo 2020: the Games of Silence