Chris McLaughlin of BBC Scotland whined on Monday that his team will have to self isolate for 14 days even though they’ve all tested negative after exposure to a COVID-19 case on the flight over to Tokyo but athletes on the same plane have no such restrictions:

We’ll note, McLaughlin is also retweeting posts about how bad COVID-19 is in Tokyo right now so we know he’s aware of *why* these restrictions are in place for journos who have free rein of the city while athletes do not:

We’re not familiar with McLaughlin’s reporting, but many on Twitter think him being off the air is a good thing:

And he could’ve flown out earlier to make sure this didn’t happen:


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