FEATURE: Foreign media accept Tokyo Olympic COVID rules, rues missed chances

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Journalists traveling to the Tokyo Olympics from overseas have been largely accepting of how the games are being staged amid the coronavirus pandemic, acknowledging the challenges of conducting such a massive event under difficult circumstances. The health crisis has changed nearly every aspect of the Olympics for the roughly 4,600 media members from 2,000 outlets visiting Japan. Unprecedented safety measures include coronavirus tests and quarantine after arrival, restrictions on movement and caps on the number of reporters inside venues, often leading to significant delays. "You understand wh...

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