COVIDIOTS will be chucked out of the Tokyo Olympics if they break draconian rules.
The International Olympic Committee issued their amended version of the Athletes and Officials Playbooks before the rearranged Games on July 23.
The document covers a broad range of subjects from travel, training, competing and staying in Japan.
It says that non-compliance “may expose you to consequences that may have an impact on your participation”.
They added: “Failure to comply with these rules, such as the intentional refusal to take a test, may result in disciplinary consequences, such as the withdrawal of your accreditation and right to participate in the Olympic and Paralympic Games.”
Team GB must appoint a trained Covid-19 Liaison Officer, who will monitor strict compliance with the Playbook regulations.
Athletes in Tokyo will be tested daily “to minimise the risk of undetected positive cases that could transmit the virus”.
And following revised border control measures, they must quarantine at their accommodation on arrival and for the next three days.
While vaccinations are encouraged, getting jabbed is not mandatory for the 10,500 athletes in the Olympic Village.
Medallists will have to wear masks on the podium and during the national anthems to avoid possible spread of coronavirus.
Masks can only be taken off when athletes are eating, drinking, sleeping, training, competing or to avoid the risk of heatstroke.
Using public transport remains forbidden and stars will be limited to accommodation and training facilities.
Athletes must keep their interaction with non-Games participants to a minimum.
Those at the Games can eat only in catering facilities at on-site venues, restaurants at their accommodation or in their room.
Japan is in a state of emergency until at least 11 May after a rise in coronavirus infections.
An updated final version of the Playbooks, which covers all accredited individuals, will be published a month before.
No overseas spectators are allowed to attend but a decision on whether it goes completely behind closed doors will be made in June.
The 2020 Olympic Games were pushed back a year as a result of the pandemic.
They are due to open on July 23, with the Paralympics opening on August 24.
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