- Tokyo Olympics will be held from July 23
- More than 11 thousand athletes will take part in the Olympics
- India has sent its largest ever team
Spectators may have been banned from the Tokyo Olympics, but a bear was seen on Wednesday at the Fukushima Azuma Baseball Stadium ahead of a softball match between teams from Japan and Australia.
Fukushima is 150 km north of the main Olympic venues in Tokyo. According to local media, it was an Asian black bear. Shortstop Amanda Chidester said, ‘I saw a text message this morning asking if it was true. There was a big black bear there. It is being said that he had come to the field.
He said, ‘A girl from our team also said that news is coming that a bear had entered there. Then I informed my family that their news was true. There was really a bear there.’ After that the bear was not seen there. American coach Ken Erickson said, ‘We were looking for some bear to see again.’
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The Tokyo Olympics will be held from July 23 to August 8. In the ‘Mahakumbh’ of sports, spectators will not be able to enjoy the match sitting in the stadium. At this time a state of emergency has been declared in Japan. In view of the increasing infection of coronavirus, the Japanese PM took the decision of emergency after meeting with the IOC President.
127 players are participating from India
India has sent its largest contingent to the Olympics this time. On July 13, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had a virtual meeting with selected 15 athletes from India. After this, on July 17, PM Narendra Modi left India’s first batch for Tokyo. It consisted of 88 members. A total of 127 athletes are participating in the Olympics from India.