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Tokyo Olympic organizers most likely not to accept overseas fans

A man and a woman stand with the backdrop of the Olympic rings floating in the water in the Odaiba area of Tokyo, on March 3, 2021. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)

TOKYO (Kyodo) -- The organizers of this summer's Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics will most likely not allow overseas spectators to attend the games due to the coronavirus pandemic, officials with knowledge of the matter said Friday.

    The heads of the organizing bodies of the Summer Games are expected to hold a virtual meeting in mid-March to make a decision on the issue, said the officials, who spoke on condition of anonymity.

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