Tag: Japan

Tokyo Dome all set to wear luxe look

Tokyo Dome Yomiuri Giants renovation

The Tokyo Dome (Japan) – home of the Yomiuri Giants baseball team – will undergo renovation. The revamp work is scheduled to start from March 2022. The ‘Yomiuri Giants’ stated that in addition to installing a new LED vision in the venue, other renovation plans include redecorating... » Read more

Yokohama arena work full steam ahead

Work progresses on Yokohama Arena

Development of the K-Arena Yokohama, a new 20,000-capacity arena currently under construction in Japan’s second largest City Yokohama, is moving towards completion and is slated to open in the Autumn of 2023. The ‘Australasian Leisure Management’ stated that being developed by the real estate... » Read more

Japan venue athletics track to remain

Tokyo Nation Stadium to keep running track

The Japan Government has decided to retain the National Stadium’s athletics track rather than going ahead with its original plan to remove it after the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics. The ‘Kyodo News’ stated that in 2017, the Government decided to remove the track to make it a better rugby... » Read more

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

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