Tag: Japan


SA ‘game’ for FIFA showcase as Japan exit

Japan drops 2021 Club World Cup

South Africa is interested in hosting FIFA Club World Cup™ in December after Japan withdrew because of COVID-19, the South African Football Association President, Danny Jordaan, said on September 13th. The ‘Firstpost’ stated that Jordaan said he would meet with the FIFA Secretary General,... » Read more


No fans at Paralympics as Tokyo battles Delta

Paralympics without fans

Fans will not be allowed to attend the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics Games at venues in the Tokyo (Japan) region as the Japanese capital battles its worst-yet surge of coronavirus. The ‘Bloomberg’ stated that all events in Tokyo and neighboring prefectures of Saitama and Chiba, as well as in Shizuoka,... » Read more


Japan ‘yes’ to 10,000 fans for Games

10000 fan limit confirmed for Tokyo Olympics

On Monday, Olympic organizers decided to cap the spectators’ number at 10,000 for each venue of the 2020 Tokyo Games, days after experts warned that holding the event without fans was the least risky option during the COVID-19 pandemic. The ‘IOC’ stated that on June 21st, the five parties,... » Read more


Plans to rejig Japan venue spring a surprise

Japan Kawasaki stadium renovation

The City of Kawasaki (Japan) has unfurled its amended plan to revamp the municipal facilities within the Todoroki Green Area, and that includes a surprising proposal to reconfigure the Todoroki Athletic Stadium into a purpose-built football stadium. ‘Kawasaki City’ stated that the Todoroki... » Read more


Japan plan 10,000-fans cap ahead of Games

Japan to set 10000 capacity cap

Japan is planning to set a limit of 10,000 fans at sports events ahead of the Olympics, a Cabinet Minister said on Wednesday, as organizers weigh the pros and cons of how many domestic spectators can attend the Games – the greatest sporting show on the planet – all set to begin on July... » Read more


Australia step up to hold rugby showpiece

Rugby Australia launches bid for World Cup 2027

Following a bid being launched in Sydney (Australia) on May 20th with a rally cry of ‘Game On’, Rugby Australia Chairman Hamish McLennan said that staging the 2027 World Cup would be a “once-in-a-generation opportunity”. ‘The Guardian’ stated that the bid projects that if the 2027... » Read more


Stately arena planned in Japan City Osaka

Japan Osaka Arena redevelopment

A new 18,000-person arena is being planned to be built within the Osaka Expo Memorial Park (Japan). An announcement in this regard was made by Hirofumi Yoshimura, Governor of Osaka Prefecture, who informed that a consortium comprising Mitsubishi Corporation Urban Development (MCUD), Anschutz... » Read more


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