Olympics: Britain will support mental health for athletes, staff in Tokyo

London: Britain will have a team of mental health specialists at the Olympic Games in Tokyo to support their athletes and staff, reports The Times. According to the report, there will be ten mental health experts working under the guidance of a sports psychologist and a team doctor at the Games, starting on 23 July.

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“We have taken mental health very seriously already, but we realize such (mental health) issues have never been so acute in everyday life,” The Times quoted the BOA as saying. A board member of the Japanese Olympic Committee on Friday blew up the organizers of the Tokyo Games for ignoring public concern over the global sports film amid the COVID-19 pandemic, but said it was too late to do so. cancel. Japan has recorded nearly 750,000 COVID-19 cases and more than 13,000 deaths.