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Tokyo Olympics: IOC insists on face masks on medal podiums, as 10 more Covid-19 cases reported

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The International Olympic Committee (IOC) said on Sunday that face masks are a “must” at Tokyo medal ceremonies, after swimmers were seen taking off masks on the medal podium and hugging other competitors in violation of Covid-19 rules.Masks are mandatory across all Olympic venues, both inside and outside, for all athletes, staff and media, as part of Games organisers’ strict measures to combat the coronavirus.“It’s not a nice to have. It’s a must to have,” said IOC spokesman Mark Adams,…

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