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The typhoon will disrupt the Olympic program

Organizers of the Olympics have started rescheduling events as Typhoon Nepartak approached host city Tokyo and is expected to make landfall on Tuesday.

Weather authorities have warned of heavy rains, high winds and heavy waves that could already affect the region from Monday.

Rowing has moved all events from Monday to Sunday, and Tuesday has also been erased with events moved to Wednesday.

Other outdoor sports could follow as the organizers are in close contact with the sports federations about the rescheduling and modification of the program.

So far, the athletes were mostly faced with high temperatures and humidity.

Tennis on Sunday enforced its rules of extreme heat with longer change breaks and a 10 minute break before the third set. (Dpa / NAN

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