“Multiple” athletes may face punishment over drinking alcohol at Olympic Village

August 1, 2021

Multiple athletes have landed themselves in hot water and could face disciplinary action after being caught drinking at the Olympic Village. Toshirō Mutō, director general of Tokyo 2020, has confirmed that athletes and other members of an unnamed delegation were spotted consuming alcohol in a park within the Village. An investigation is now underway, with organisers preparing to take action if they are found to have breached COVID-19 rules. Inside The Games