Despite Positive COVID Cases, Team USA CEO Says Athletes Are Ready To Compete

Posted by on July 19, 2021 6:51 pm
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A man wearing a face mask walks past the Olympic Rings ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. The Games are scheduled to begin this week in Japan despite a global rise in coronavirus cases.

NPR’s Ailsa Chang speaks with Team USA CEO Sarah Hirshland about prepping for this year’s Olympics in Tokyo and what the event will look like with COVID-19 precautions such as having no spectators.

(Image credit: Toru Hanai/Getty Images)

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