The federal government is considering whether to prioritise Australian athletes and their support staff in the COVID-19 vaccine rollout ahead of the Tokyo Olympics.
- Japan is in the grip of a fourth wave of coronavirus infections leading into the postponed games
- Most athletes would normally only qualify to be vaccinated in phase 2b, the second-last category
- Swimming Australia president Kieran Perkins said the vaccinations would keep athletes safe and healthy
Discussions are underway between…