Tag: Japan


‘Tokyo Olympics will be held at all costs’

Tokyo 2021 update Sept 2020 and high costs

The Vice-President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), John Coates, has said that the Tokyo Olympic Games will go ahead in 2021 irrespective of the fact whether COVID-19 continues with its monstrous form or die out. Speaking to mediapersons, Coates said that the IOC was committed to... » Read more


Dena-KDDI’s ‘virtual stadium’ for fans

Japan Yokohama DeNA BayStars virtal stadium project

No jet balloons will be launched during the seventh-inning stretch or Yasuaki Jump at Yokohama Stadium in Japan amid the coronavirus pandemic which is still bleeding the world. Unless, of course, it is held in cyberspace. Yokohama Stadium is a stadium in Naka-ku, Yokohama, Japan. It opened in 1978... » Read more


New-look Nippon Budokan arena unveiled

Japan Nippon Budokan

The indoor arena Nippon Budokan’s (in Japan) new look was unfolded recently in Chiyoda Ward, Tokyo, at a ceremony to mark completion of extension and renovation work on the venue that will play host to judo and karate at the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics, which has been postponed until next year... » Read more


J. League back to playing footy sans fans

Japan J. League

After a four-month hiatus due to the global outbreak of the dreaded COVID-19 disease, Japanese football’s J. League top division resumed on Saturday. All 18 J. League teams were in action, and the nine games were played sans fans. The two biggest sports leagues of Japan are now back in action,... » Read more


Top rung baseball to begin in Japan

Japanese Baseball League June 2020

The delayed 2020 season of Nippon Professional Baseball will be launched on June 19, as Japan opens up portions of the country after coronavirus cases register a decline. Teams will begin workout sessions on June 2. Nippon Professional Baseball is the highest level of baseball in Japan. Outside... » Read more


Sports venue sector braces up to COVID-19

1_Corona virus and sporting events postponed IV

Coronavirus has come as the biggest curse for mankind in 2020 and has had a disastrous effect on the world with people living on the edge. The sports venue sector has also been hugely affected with sporting events impacted globally. With events canceled or postponed, revenue streams are drying... » Read more


Four bids submitted for FIFA women’s sporting showpiece

FIFA Women World Cup 2023

An important milestone has been reached vis-a-vis the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023™ bidding process. A deadline of December 13, 2019, was set for submitting the bids and four bids have been submitted by member associations who evinced keen interest in the entire bidding process. The following... » Read more


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