There will be no fans inside stadiums for the Tokyo Olympics this summer

There will be no fans inside stadiums for the Tokyo Olympics this summer (AP)

The Tokyo Olympics will go ahead without spectators after Japan declared a state of emergency on Thursday.

‘We reached an agreement on no spectators at venues in Tokyo,’ Japan’s Olympics minister Tamayo Marukawa said.

Tokyo 2020 President Seiko Hashimoto has said it is ‘regrettable’ that fans will not be permitted to attend events and apologised to those who had purchased tickets.

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