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sport news Olympic organisers allow athletes to bring their young children to Tokyo - but ...
Olympic organisers come under fire after finally allowing athletes to bring their young children to Tokyo but only 'when necessary'... with USA star Alex Morgan baffled at the Games' policy just days before she's due to fly out

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Olympic organisers have come under fire after finally allowing nursing mothers to take their young children to Tokyo – but only ‘when necessary’.

Overseas spectators, including the family members of athletes, were banned from attending the Games back in March because of coronavirus concerns.

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But that prompted anger from some Olympic mothers, who said they were being forced to choose between competing and breastfeeding their children.

Olympic organisers have allowed nursing mothers to take their young children to Tokyo

Olympic organisers have allowed nursing mothers to take their young children to Tokyo

Tokyo 2020 have now softened their stance, announcing on Thursday: ‘After careful consideration of the unique situation facing athletes with nursing children, we are pleased to confirm that, when necessary, nursing children will be able to accompany athletes to Japan.’

But US football star Alex Morgan, whose daughter Charlie turned one in May, tweeted: ‘Still not sure what “when necessary” even means. Is that determined by the

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