The Tokyo Paralympic Games will be held mostly without spectators.
Japan’s capital remains under emergency lockdown following a surge in novel coronavirus infections.
Organisers agreed late on Thursday to limit spectators at the Paralympic events, which is set to begin on 24 August,.
This was similiar to the Olympic Games which finished on 8 August and was held mostly without spectators.
Paralympic venues in Shizuoka, central Japan, will limit spectators to under 5000 people, the newspaper said.
Organisers are still considering inviting school children to events.