Olympic official chokes up over canceled tickets

Organizers announced the decision to ban fans from Tokyo venues on Thursday (July 8) as a fresh wave of infections forced Japan to declare a state of emergency in the capital that will run throughout the Games.

Suzuki added that ticketholders will receive refunds for the canceled tickets.

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