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There was no immediate comment from Olympic organisers or Japan's Olympic Committee on the reports in the Nikkei and Yomiuri Shimbun dailies, which did not name their sources.
The newspapers said around 2,500 people including athletes and coaches would be included, with Japanese sports federations in charge of administering the jabs.
Japan's government had previously denied it was considering a plan to vaccinate athletes ahead of the general population.
Earlier this month, US drug giant Pfizer and its German partner BioNTech announced a deal with the International Olympic Committee to provide vaccines for competitors and staff at the Tokyo Games.
Around 2,500 people would be included, with Japanese sports federations in charge of administering the jabs.
They said initial doses for participating delegations would begin at the end of May, without specifying which teams would be involved.
Japan has so far only approved the Pfizer jab and the government has faced pressure for the comparatively slow rollout of its inoculation campaign as Tokyo and other areas battle new virus emergencies.
For now, only medical workers and the elderly are eligible for jabs, with no timeline yet set for the general population to receive them.
Polls show public dissatisfaction with the rollout, and the government has pledged to speed up the programme.
The Games, opening in just over 10 weeks, face continued controversy in Japan, where surveys show a majority oppose holding them this summer.
But in a potential bright spot for organisers, around 280 doctors have applied for just 200 volunteer positions at the Games, the Kyodo news agency reported Wednesday citing unnamed sources.
Organisers have come under fire for requesting medical volunteers step forward to help during the Games at a time when Japan's healthcare system is under pressure from a fourth virus wave.
Despite public opposition, organisers insist the Games can be held safely this summer, pointing to safety guidelines, increasing vaccination of athletes and a series of recent test events in Tokyo.
The Japanese authorities arrested the unemployed Kayoko Takahashi, 53, last Sunday, on charges of obstructing work by force, after the start of the torch marathon in Mito.
The Japanese capital and Olympic host city Tokyo is on track to report a record number of coronavirus cases, days after the Olympics began, exceeding the earlier record of 2,520 cases from Jan. 7.
Nippon Television reported that the cases in Tokyo city hit a record high near 4,000 on Thursday as two people attending the Tokyo Olympics from overseas have been admitted to hospital with COVID-19.
The FIA and MIT will work with relevant stakeholders like Formula One Management, the Yas Marina Circuit, and local governments, which will play a pivotal role in data collection efforts and future implementation.
The Swedish duo of Jonas Andersson and Erik Stark battled it out for supremacy in the first official free practice for the Grand Prix of Sharjah on Friday. The 22nd edition of the UIM F1H2O World Championship is being held under the patronage of Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed bin Sultan Al Qasimi,
Seasoned former British number one Heather Watson became the only seed to survive when she rolled on into the singles semi-finals with a 6-1, 6-3 win against third-seeded Rebecca Sramkova at the 26th Al Habtoor Tennis Challenge, on Friday. The 31-year-old Watson, who was replaced by Katie Boulter