Japan Will Not Allow Spectators At Tokyo Olympics | MSNBC 1

Japan Will Not Allow Spectators At Tokyo Olympics | MSNBC

 

NBC News' Tom Llamas reports an agreement by organizers to hold the Tokyo Olympic Games without spectators, after Japan declared a coronavirus state of emergency for the capital that will run throughout the event. 

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Japan Will Not Allow Spectators At Tokyo Olympics | MSNBC

45 comments

  1. As if anyone is stupid enough to go in the middle of a pandemic to a country which has less then 10% vaccined …..but hey…let’s hold a bunch of games anyway.

    1. The Japanese government banned the spectators → Why? → They managed the quarantine poorly. → The current government was elected by who? → The Japanese people. → So other political parties will win the next election? → Nope. Not a chance. → Why? → Whatever the current ruling party does to Japan, the Japanese people will keep voting for them. → Why? → It’s been like that for years. → So it’s their fate caused by their own choices.

  2. how come? what is there a pandemic or something with a newly mutated, highly contagious virus?

    1. Critical Race theory, the all important word “Critical” the nature of the sadist and the demonic weapon of class war, the “Critical” construct. All “Critical constructs” are the devil’s prison of the all important “Masochist”. The show biz the fanboy, of the squeal like a piggy worship, the demonic ego’s food supply, upon a stage of the devil’s bad acting class.

  3. The people of Japan by a vast majority would like to see another postponement, while the government continues to seek some form of return on its investment of the billions spent on Olympics related infrastructure. Its looking more and more like a no win.

    1. Critical Race theory, the all important word “Critical” the nature of the sadist and the demonic weapon of class war, the “Critical” construct. All “Critical constructs” are the devil’s prison of the all important “Masochist”. The show biz the fanboy, of the squeal like a piggy worship, the demonic ego’s food supply, upon a stage of the devil’s bad acting class.

    2. The Olympics in 2024 are already assigned to another country. The only way to postpone further is to cancel altogether. Winter events start in eight months.

  4. So sad to have to continue re-scheduling due to covid, but it has to be done. I will watch the events as they are telecast and I hope that helps Japan and the athletes and the networks have a little bit of an experience. Countries have to spend way, way too much to host an Olympics, and this will be an economic loss as well as a disappointed to those with Olympic dreams.

    1. Critical Race theory, the all important word “Critical” the nature of the sadist and the demonic weapon of class war, the “Critical” construct. All “Critical constructs” are the devil’s prison of the all important “Masochist”. The show biz the fanboy, of the squeal like a piggy worship, the demonic ego’s food supply, upon a stage of the devil’s bad acting class.

    1. They can’t postpone it. Contractually they cant. Also, many athletes don’t want to miss this opportunity after training so hard for this moment.

    2. Critical Race theory, the all important word “Critical” the nature of the sadist and the demonic weapon of class war, the “Critical” construct. All “Critical constructs” are the devil’s prison of the all important “Masochist”. The show biz the fanboy, of the squeal like a piggy worship, the demonic ego’s food supply, upon a stage of the devil’s bad acting class.

    3. It already was postponed, as it was supposed to take place last year. Two years is a long time in the lifetime of an athlete, and another year of postponement might mean some Olympic hopefuls never get to compete at their peak.

  5. More than 20% of Japan’s population is over 65 years old, the highest proportion in the world. With only about 15% of the Japanese being vaccinated and having the world highest proportion in the world of older people and the influx of people for the Olympics, it will spread the virus and cause increase in hospitalization and increase in death in the local population.

    1. Japan really did it right at the start of CV19. You stayed home or where you’re at and a medical team comes to you. Way better than infecting the public.

    2. Critical Race theory, the all important word “Critical” the nature of the sadist and the demonic weapon of class war, the “Critical” construct. All “Critical constructs” are the devil’s prison of the all important “Masochist”. The show biz the fanboy, of the squeal like a piggy worship, the demonic ego’s food supply, upon a stage of the devil’s bad acting class.

    1. Critical Race theory, the all important word “Critical” the nature of the sadist and the demonic weapon of class war, the “Critical” construct. All “Critical constructs” are the devil’s prison of the all important “Masochist”. The show biz the fanboy, of the squeal like a piggy worship, the demonic ego’s food supply, upon a stage of the devil’s bad acting class.

    1. @Rip Sumrall No guarantee you’ll be any safer anywhere else. Wanna be in SW Missouri right now?

    2. @1954Stevied Not the same at all! Japan decided to place health and lives over money. If MO decided to cancel travel to their state I say fine, it’d be logical!

    3. @Rip Sumrall That’s a faulty assumption. People might have ended up being safer in Tokyo than where they stayed by NOT going to Tokyo or where they ended up going because of NOT going to Tokyo. We don’t know and we can’t assume it. I’m just saying Japan threw away alot of money based on so much uncertainty.

    4. @1954Stevied You’ve heard “Err on the side of caution” Right?
      From Japan’s perspective they are protecting THIER people, not necessarily those who travel there. The government’s main job is to protect their citizens. Not maximize profit.

  6. They better have multiple cameras and big screens for those that travel there. What a huge economic loss for Japan.

    1. Critical Race theory, the all important word “Critical” the nature of the sadist and the demonic weapon of class war, the “Critical” construct. All “Critical constructs” are the devil’s prison of the all important “Masochist”. The show biz the fanboy, of the squeal like a piggy worship, the demonic ego’s food supply, upon a stage of the devil’s bad acting class.

  7. All that money put into grandstands and no one will sit in them. What a shame. This should have been a huge revenue producer for Japan but is nothing but a big black monetary hole.

    1. Critical Race theory, the all important word “Critical” the nature of the sadist and the demonic weapon of class war, the “Critical” construct. All “Critical constructs” are the devil’s prison of the all important “Masochist”. The show biz the fanboy, of the squeal like a piggy worship, the demonic ego’s food supply, upon a stage of the devil’s bad acting class.

  8. I don’t understand this. Why do you have the olympics in the first place while this pandemic is still spreading? This is all to do with greed!

  9. What’s the point of the Olympics without spectators??
    I feel badly for the Japanese citizens!

    1. Me too, but it’s that or don’t have the Olympics at all, and that hurts the athletes. The winter Olympics are literally eight months away.

  10. They want to keep things calm… by telling the crowds that came to watch the Olympics that they can’t watch the Olympics?? It’s going to be a riot

  11. Good. This is safer than having spectators. If game shows can cull audiences, so can the Olympics.

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