Tokyo 2020 bans alcoholic beverages at venues

Tokyo 2020 bans alcoholic beverages at venues
# 23 June 2021 06:19 (UTC +04:00)

Alcoholic beverages will be banned at the Olympics, Tokyo 2020 President Seiko Hashimoto said on Wednesday, adding that the decision was made in the interest of removing the public's concern over a "safe and secure" Games, APA reports quoting Reuters.

In a news conference, Hashimoto said Games sponsor Asahi Breweries had agreed with the organisers' decision.

Reporting by Antoni Slodkowski and Chang-Ran Kim; Editing by Himani Sarkar

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