No cheering, no bars, less intimacy to ensure safe Olympics

The Olympic rings floating in the water in the Odaiba section is seen in Tokyo Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021. Tokyo organizers and the IOC on Wednesday began explaining in public how they hope to to pull off the globe’s largest mega-sports event in the middle of a pandemic by rolling out so-called “Playbooks"to detail the ways that 15,400 Olympic and Paralympic athletes will enter Japan — and exit Japan — with the Olympics opening on July 23 and the Paralympics a month later.