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Tokyo hopes dashed for most overseas volunteers and guests

Overseas international volunteers will not take part in this year’s Olympic and Paralympic Games, Tokyo organisers have confirmed.

The news follows a decision not to allow overseas spectators and the cancellation of the “Olympic guest programme”, restricting accreditation only to those with “essential and operational roles”, owing to the Covid-19 pandemic.

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has also stated that accreditation will not be granted to any accompanying guests, in any category. H&H is seeking clarity on the exact scope of this decision.

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Article written by: Lucy Elder

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