Olympics organisers are “unwavering” on holding the coronavirus-delayed Games this year but can’t rule out staging it without spectators, Tokyo 2020 CEO Toshiro Muto told AFP.
About 18 percent of tickets sold in Japan for next year’s coronavirus-postponed Olympics will be refunded, Tokyo 2020 organisers said Thursday, with over 3.6 million seats still reserved domestically for the Games.
Tokyo 2020 organisers and Japanese officials said Tuesday they may set up an infectious disease control centre at next year’s pandemic-postponed Games, as they debate how to hold the event safely.
Next year’s coronavirus-postponed Olympics could be held in front of a “limited number of spectators” to prevent the spread of infection, Tokyo 2020 chief executive Toshiro Muto has said.
Tokyo 2020 spokesman Masa Takaya on Thursday denied reports from Japanese media that all the venues for the Olympic and Paralympic Games had been secured and made an apology for concerned parties who have been affected by the rumors.
Tokyo 2020 officials are looking at ways to scale back next year’s postponed Olympics, the city’s governor said Thursday, amid reports the opening ceremony could be streamlined and spectator numbers cut.
The postponed Tokyo 2020 Olympics will have to be cancelled if the coronavirus pandemic isn’t brought under control by next year, the organising committee’s president warned, ruling out further delays.
Postponing the Tokyo 2020 Olympics will provide a welcome boost to the coronavirus-hit Japanese economy next year, a senior International Olympic Committee (IOC) official claimed on Thursday.
Japan and Olympic organisers at pains to insist this summer’s Games in Tokyo are on.
Tokyo holds a marathon as a test case for whether organisers, athletes, and spectators can cope with sweltering temperatures.
A Cambodian official is representing the kingdom at the Chef de Mission seminar ahead of next year’s Summer Olympics.
Searing heat and water quality issues have dogged Tokyo 2020 organisers.
it is the hockey’s turn to experience testing at the newly-built Oi Hockey Stadium.
The marathon race at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics will start 30 minutes earlier.
The medals for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics were unveiled yesterday with exactly one year to go until next year’s Games.
With the start of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics a little over a year away, the National Stadium, set to be the centrepiece of the Games, is 90% completed and will open its doors for the first time in December.
Members of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) yesterday voted unanimously to suspend recognition of amateur boxing’s troubled governing body the AIBA as an Olympic governing body ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Games.
In what you might call a joint statement, Tokyo 2020 organisers yesterday noted the need to warn countries with relaxed cannabis laws that weed isn’t allowed in Japan.
Great Britain’s team for Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games is on course to contain more women than men for the first time, chief de mission Mark England has told the BBC.
International Olympic Committee President wants closer co-operation to ensure the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games are the cleanest.