The impact of the potential typhoon is unknown due to the storm not having formed yet, but meteorological projections estimate the storm to have 65 mph winds.
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The chiropractor for the American women's wrestling team said she was sorry "for my poor judgment and my choice to share this message."
The first lady will host a virtual get-together with members of Team USA and will attend the opening ceremony for the Olympics.
Organizers have been accused of putting environmental concerns over the comfort of the athletes.
According to reports, 14 tons of oysters had to be removed from the Sea Forest Waterway, home to Olympic canoeing and rowing events.
Several athletes have tested positive for COVID-19 over the last few days, as Japan sees a spike in cases just days before the Games are scheduled to begin.
"This is ignoring human rights and our right to life," one Olympics protestor in Tokyo said. "Infections are increasing. To do the Olympics is unforgivable."
Several athletes have tested positive for COVID-19 over the past week, as Tokyo prepares for the Olympics to begin on Friday.
The Olympics spectator ban comes amid rising COVID-19 cases in Tokyo, where a state of emergency was declared for the fourth time since the pandemic began.
With the opening ceremony in eight days, it's unclear if the athlete placed in quarantine for two weeks will miss their event.
An Ipsos Global Advisor poll found only 46 percent of respondents worldwide were actually interested in the Olympics.
The trip will mark Jill Biden's first excursion abroad as first lady without her husband, President Joe Biden. The couple led the U.S. delegation at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver.
The announcement of no spectators attending events in Tokyo was widely expected after Japan placed the region under a state of emergency that is scheduled to last through the Summer Games.
No fans, local or abroad, will be allowed at the upcoming Tokyo Olympics as Japan has re-entered a state of emergency.
Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga is reportedly considering reinstating a state of emergency that would last through the end of the Olympics to combat the pandemic.
"We should use this as a lesson so that similar problems won't be repeated elsewhere in Japan," Osaka Governor Hirofumi Yoshimura said.
"The imposition of a penalty against a world-class Black, queer, woman athlete is powerfully and infuriatingly reminiscent of the way drug laws are regularly applied in the United States," the MoveOn petition read.
The Prime Minister of Japan Yoshihide Suga has called an emergency meeting of the country's cabinet.
Many on Twitter were "sickened" by the USADA's decision to suspend Sha'Carri Richardson after she tested positive for cannabis.
The sprinter appeared on the "Today" show to discuss failed drug test.
The Tokyo Olympics quickly reversed the decision to sell alcohol in Olympic venues after backlash regarding the COVID-19 measures still in place.
"If there is an announcement of a state of emergency during the Games, all the options like no-spectator games will be examined," said Seiko Hashimoto, president of the Tokyo Olympic Organizing Committee.
"We believe the risks of infections inside venues would be lowest by holding the event with no fans," the experts said in a report to Olympics organizers.
This will be the third tournament Osaka will miss after withdrawing from the French Open at the end of last month.
"Their hope is to get through the games with as few missteps as possible," political scientist Aki Tonami told the Associated Press.
"We have not yet clearly decided on the [alcohol] policy," Tokyo organizing committee CEO Toshiro Muto told Japanese media Wednesday. "We hope to do so by the end of this month."