First Positive COVID Tests for Athletes in Olympic Village
Two South African soccer players have become the first athletes inside the Olympic Village to test positive.
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TOKYO (AP) — Two South African soccer players have become the first athletes inside the Olympic Village to test positive for COVID-19, with the Tokyo Games opening on Friday. An official with the South African soccer team also tested positive, as did a fourth member of South Africa’s contingent, the head coach of the rugby sevens team. The rugby team was in a pre-Games training camp in another Japanese city. Organizers confirmed the positive tests…