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Tokyo 2020:Journalist movement to be tracked

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Foreign journalists covering the Tokyo Olympics will have their movements tracked by GPS.

This is according to the Games president who said they could have their passes revoked if they break the rules.

Organizers of the pandemic-postponed 2020 Games, which open in just over six weeks, are trying to reassure a skeptical public that the mega-event can be held safely under strict virus rules.

The about six thousand reporters visiting Japan for the Olympics must provide a detailed list of areas they will visit for their first two weeks in Japan, such as sports venues and hotels.

And Tokyo 2020 chief, Seiko Hashimoto said tracking technology would be used to make sure they only go where they are supposed to.

 

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