Tokyo organisers to cap spectators at 10,000 per venue

People walk outside the Japanese Olympic Committee (JOC) headquarters near the National Stadium

TOKYO (Reuters) - Organiers of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics on Monday capped the number of spectators at 10,000 people per venue for the Games, or 50% of capacity, promising to hold the event safely amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

"The spectator limit for the Olympic Games will be set at 50% of venue capacity up to a maximum of 10,000 people," organisers said in a statement.

(Reporting by Chris Gallagher; Editing by Kevin Liffey)

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