This year’s Tokyo Olympics 2020-21 Games are scheduled to begin on July 23. The opening ceremony is expected to feature Japanese emperor, Naruhito. But athletes present to Tokyo and travelling to the Asian subcontinent are facing issues with regards to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
Flags are hoisted atop of spectators’ seat at Aomi Urban Sports Park ahead of the opening ceremony of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games that have been postponed to 2021 due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Tokyo, Japan, July 19, 2021. REUTERS/Naoki Ogura
The latest high-profile name to be affected by the deadly virus is USA volleyball athlete, Taylor Crabb. The 29-year old recently tested positive for COVID-19 and is reportedly running the risk of missing out on the quadrennial showpiece altogether.
America’s Taylor Crabb might have to forego Tokyo Olympics 2020
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