In response to a question from a lawmaker about Reuters' reporting on the subject, Hashimoto said it was the responsibility of the Japanese Olympic Committee and the Tokyo metropolitan government to explain the bid's activities. Tokyo set a one-day record for new infections on Friday with 570.
Although Japan has handled the pandemic better than most countries, cases have been surging recently with about 2,000 deaths attributed to COVID-19 in a country of 125 million.
The event will test three essential elements: the field of play, the use of technology, and operations staff.
Hidemasa Nakamura, the games delivery officer, said none of the test events will allow fans from overseas, although some events will permit an unspecified number of fans from Japan.
"No, we will not have spectators from overseas", said Nakamura.
In the past month, Japan has already held several sports events that allowed fan attendance. This week, some 19,000 people watched the final game of the Japan Series of professional baseball in a 38,000-seat stadium in Fukuoka.
Some fans are expected at the events, but it is unclear if many fans from overseas will be allowed to attend.
"We are. thinking about what kind of Tokyo 2020 Games we are going to have in terms of spectators", Mori told reporters, adding that government policy on the matter "will probably be decided in the spring".
The Olympics organizers will formally decide the increased budget for the Games as early as mid-December after communicating with the Japanese government and the host city Tokyo, the Yomiuri Shimbun reported, citing unnamed Olympic sources.
Tokyo 2020 said test events would be held at Yoyogi National Stadium for wheelchair rugby, the Olympic Stadium for Para-athletics and the Sapporo Odori Park for the marathon, but the dates have not yet been confirmed.
The volleyball competitions of the Olympic Games will begin on July 24, the day after the Opening Ceremony, and run until the very last day of the Games on August 8, just hours before the Closing Ceremony.
International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach, who was in Tokyo this month to talk up the games, acknowledged much of the planning hinges around the availability of vaccines and rapid testing. But he cautioned they are not "silver bullets".
As the premier started speaking, a group of opposition lawmakers threw pig guts on the ground while some even exchanged blows. Chairs were thrown and microphones were used as missiles, as the MLAs fought a pitched battle.
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Notably, Prime members will get access to both men's and women's cricket held from 2021 to the 2025-2026 season. Amazon Prime Video starting to stream live cricket might break the duopoly that Star and Sony share in India.
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He was picking the ball out of the net within six minutes after James Tarkowski gave away possession and City swept upfield. Guardiola said Aguero had "just a reaction on the knee" and was hopeful the latest problem was not serious.
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Once they received three negative coronavirus test results, they were then allowed to participate in the ceremony on Saturday. Thirteen men were also named as new cardinals at the induction, called a consistory.
The most recent school outbreak reported by OPH was at Gabrielle-Roy Elementary School, where three students had tested positive. The 1,822 new cases represent a slight decrease from Friday's total when a record-breaking 1,855 infections were logged.
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After that defeat, the visitors will now look to bounce back strongly when the second ODI takes place on Sunday. They put on 156 in the opening ODI at the SCG, which remarkably was their lowest century stand against India .